Populism

Turbulent December Only a few more weeks to go in 2015 but there are still various risks and challenges remaining for Europe
The Labour Party is a party without love and without sin. It can thereby do no right and no wrong in its own eyes. And so in the eyes of everyone else it is a party without life and soul. And a party without life and soul is not one you want to be at.
Over the last century, there have been periods during which one set of commonly accepted values in British politics is replaced
Left-wing Syriza lead by Alexis Tsipras has not wasted time after winning the Greek elections: he formed a coalition with the right-wing anti-bailout Independent Greeks and the new government is now involved in a very high-stakes game of chicken with the Troika (the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF).
NEW YORK -- Following the noxious scenes in Murrieta, California earlier this month in which women and children from Central
'No to EU homosexuality, it is Mother Russia that liberated us'. This statement comes not from some pro-Russian separatist fighting the power in Ukraine, but from Volen Siderov, the charismatic and divisive leader of Bulgaria's ultranationalist, anti-Semitic and xenophobic party Ataka.
Should optimistic views about globalization like those of Michael Mandelbaum hold true, Europe may manage to defuse the crisis as new markets open, economic ties strengthen, and member states realize they have a common goal. Namely, to increase prosperity and profit from the ongoing technological innovation.
I want a positive, ambitious Britain, open to Europe and the world. I want us to value the contribution of everyone who makes their home here. There are valid concerns on both sides, but let's not blame each other. Let's discuss the issues and find solutions together. Please use your vote on 22 May. These elections are about your future!
If we are to believe the headlines, following the European elections any visions of a united Europe will have to be shelved when euro skeptics will overrun parliament and bring the EU to a standstill.
Nigel Farage is frequently described as a "populist" and "man of the people" (although seemingly only by his critics), but last week he did something uncharacteristically un-populist...