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‘He is Well Aware of His Power’: Meet Sebastian Kurz, Austria’s Chancellor-To Be
Austria's 31-year old Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz is expected to become one of the youngest world leaders in modern history. In an interview with Sputnik, political analysts have described him as a very hard-working and charismatic person and shared their opinion on his personality. [...]
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Rise of the right: Austria’s election results & their implications for Europe
The resounding success of two anti-immigrant parties in the Austrian elections, with the right-wing Freedom Party (FPO) delivering one of the strongest performances in more than a decade, is a direct result of Europe’s open border policies, analysts say. According to the preliminary results published by the Austrian interior m [...]
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Sebastian Kurz, most talented Austrian leader since WWII, will toughen immigration laws – analysts
Kurz was responsible for closing the Western Balkan immigration route, from Turkey to Germany and to Scandinavia, explains Werner Fasslabend of the Austrian Institute for European Policy & Security. Political scientist Heinz Gaertner also gives his insight. The results of Sunday's Austrian parliamentary elections show a clea [...]
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US Senate Panel: No Vote Totals Affected as Result of Russia’s Alleged Meddling
The US Intelligence Committee chief Richard Burr has said that the probe into alleged Russia's meddling into the 2016 US Presidential election has not come to a definitive conclusion, however no vote totals were affected. [...]
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AfD ‘Channeling People’s Discontent’: Possible Reasons Behind Party Success
The 2017 German federal elections brought the first representation of a right-wing party to Berlin since World War II, with the Alternative for Germany (AfD) taking nearly 100 seats in the Bundestag. The academic community is struggling to explain the reasons behind the popularity of the nationalist party. [...]
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Rise of Political Right in Germany Spurs Structural Reform Expectations
The Alternative for Germany (AfD) was triumphant in this past weekend’s election, supporting the expectations of economic reform, and a rebalancing in the nation’s domestic and foreign policies. Kristian Rouz – After the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party won a surprising 13.5 percent of the vote in this past weeken [...]
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This Is Now The Goldman Sachs Presidency
The firing of Steve Bannon is in my opinion the most significant event to happen during the Trump administration thus far. Moreover, it will have massive reverberations across the U.S. political spectrum for years and years to come. I wasn’t planning on writing today, but this news is so incredibly significant I find myself w [...]
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CNN host shocked to learn US meddled in 81 elections in 47 countries
Michael Smerconish just did a segment on CNN with the banner reading, 'International Intervention: Has the US meddled in other countries’ elections?' In the segment, Smerconish's guest, Dr. Levin, reveals just how extensively the US has meddled in other countries' elections, and Smerconish appears very surprised. The Resident [...]
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‘I won’t devote my life to a**holes’: French mayor threatens to quit after Le Pen wins region
Daniel Delomez, the mayor of Annezin in the Pas-de-Calais commune of northern France, vented his anger over Marine Le Pen gaining 38 percent of the votes in the region, warning he may resign because he “doesn’t want to dedicate life to as*holes.” [...]
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Vast Majority of Americans Appalled at Trump’s Budget Plan, Poll Reveals
Americans have shown that they strongly refute almost every aspect of the proposed budget of US President Donald Trump, a plan described as perfectly mirroring the agenda of his extremely wealthy cabinet members. A new Quinnipiac poll published Friday revealed that a wide majority of US citizens oppose the sweeping cuts propo [...]
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Democrats Trade Places on War and McCarthyism
The anti-Russia hysteria gripping the Democratic Party marks a “trading places” moment as the Democrats embrace the New Cold War and the New McCarthyism, flipping the script on Republicans, writes Robert Parry. Caught up in the frenzy to delegitimize Donald Trump by blaming his victory on Russian meddling, national Democr [...]
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The Democrats’ Dangerous Diversion
The Democrats won’t admit that they lost to Donald Trump because they ran a deeply flawed, corporate-oriented candidate, so they blame Russia instead, a very dangerous diversion, says Nicolas J S Davies. The current debate over “fake news” has reminded me of a conversation I had several years ago with a former citizen [...]
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JUDGE NAP: ‘ABSOLUTELY NO EVIDENCE’ THAT RUSSIAN HACKING AFFECTED ELECTION
NAPOLITANO: "Yes, Donald Trump has a very strong case. The best case the Democrats have is some people were disaffected to Mrs. Clinton when they read the snarky e-mails of her staff. But what Donald Trump is talking about is there is no evidence that the Russian government did something that affected the outcome of this electio [...]
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With ‘Echo of Trump,’ French Far-Right Leader Le Pen Launches Presidential Bid
Riding on the coattails of far-right victories in the U.S. and U.K., France's Marine Le Pen officially launched her bid for president on Sunday with a speech and manifesto full of populist talking points and anti-immigrant fervor."The impossible has suddenly become possible...Other countries have shown us the way," the head of t [...]
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Trump just received the lowest approval rating in recent history for a new president
US President Donald Trump received the lowest approval rating — and highest disapproval rating — for a new president in recent history, according to a survey released Friday. The poll, from CNN, showed that a 53% majority said they disapprove of the way Trump is handling his job two weeks into office [...]
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‘No filter’ in The World According to Jesse, Ventura’s new RT America show [VIDEO]
A new variety news show hosted by Jesse Ventura captures “the feeling of freedom” in confronting government and corporate power run amok. The former Minnesota governor, pro wrestler and New York Times bestselling author invites you to “come along for the ride.” “What you will hear from me is opinions, not agendas, [...]
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The Deep State v. Trump
In the 2016 presidential election cycle, two “populist” candidates running outside and against the nation’s reigning financial power centers launched remarkable insurgencies within the nation’s two dominant state-capitalist political organizations.   One of those contenders, Bernie Sanders, pushed Wall Street’s numbe [...]
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