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Austerity, Immigration, and the Far Right

“Anger at austerity, immigration feeds far right’s rise in Europe,” by Laura Smith-Spark, for CNN: Two European elections, in France and Greece, have thrust the radical fringe into the spotlight. In Greece, voters disillusioned by a brutal austerity program pushed … Continue reading

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Sarkozy Tapping Anti-Immigrant Sentiments: Closing France’s Borders

“Sarkozy threatens to close France’s Borders” from Al Jazeera: Nicolas Sarkozy, the French president, threatened in a key election rally to pull France out of Europe’s 25-nation visa free zone unless the EU does more to keep out clandestine immigrants.Sarkozy, … Continue reading

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