Populism

New Populist Party Goes from Zero Seats to Largest Party in Dutch Election

A new populist, Eurosceptic party has achieved the remarkable feat of going from zero seats to becoming the largest single party in the Dutch Senate in a single election, as a young politician likened to a “Dutch Donald Trump” beat seasoned professionals in Wednesday’s poll.

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EU Elections ‘Last Chance to End Nationalist Nightmare’ – Verhofstadt

This year’s EU election will be the “last chance” to kill populism, Guy Verhofstadt has warned, calling for sovereignty-destroying “reform” which would transfer national powers to Brussels. In an interview with five influential establishment newspapers from across the continent on

Top candidate of Liberals (ALDE) Guy Verhofstadt delivers a speech on April 30, 2014 during an UDI / MODEM campaign meeting in Lyon for the European election. AFP PHOTO / JEFF PACHOUD (Photo credit should read JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Centre Right, Populist Right Big Winners in Estonian Elections

A center-right party that held the prime minister’s office in Estonia for over a decade won the Baltic country’s general election Sunday, while a far-right populist party emerged as a big winner despite snubs from traditional power-brokers.

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Swedish Populists Set to Double European Parliament Vote

The populist Sweden Democrats look set to double their vote in the upcoming European Parliament elections as leader Jimmie Åkesson has rejected all calls for allowing returning Islamic State members back into the country.

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Historic European City Antwerp Now Majority-Minority

Antwerp will soon be “lost” to the hope of any future conservative government, local media said as data showed only a quarter of the city’s young children are Belgian natives, and studies revealed migrant background voters overwhelmingly supporting left-wing parties.

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