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Far-Right Gains in Swedish Election, Continuing European Trend

Far-Right Gains in Swedish Election, Continuing European Trend

September 11, 2018

The far-right and anti-immigrant party, Swedish Democrats, increase their share of the vote from 13 to 18 percent, while neither of the two major party alliances, of the center-left and of the center-right has enough votes to form a government on its own. We analyze the result with Ali Esbati, an Iranian-Swedish member of parliament

Merkel’s Grand Coalition Could Strengthen Germany’s Far Right

February 13, 2018

Germany’s Social Democratic Party and the Christian Democratic Union reached an agreement to renew their coalition-but the agreement comes at a steep cost for both parties, as the far-right AfD party continues to grow in popularity

Europe

September 25, 2017
The Alternative for Germany party, which has moved so far right that it includes neo-Nazis, now has a seat at the table. Meanwhile, both the Christian Democrats and the social democrats lost big, explains TRNN’s Shir Hever

Police Brutality Against Blocupy Frankfurt Protest Makes Headlines

June 16, 2013

What began as a protest against the ECB, German banks and the German government turned into a protest against police brutality

Anthony Monteiro on Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois

February 21, 2013
Anthony Monteiro Part 2 – On the 145th anniversary of the birth of W.E.B. Du Bois HIS NAME looks at Du Bois’s view on racism, capitalism and the role of black workers