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Austrian Anti-Immigrant Leader: Ban 'Fascistic Islam'

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 01.14.2017 | World

The head of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPO) on Saturday called for a law banning “fascistic Islam” and Muslim symbols, comparable to an ...

Leader Of Party Founded By Nazis Claims He Met With Trump's National Security Adviser

The Huffington Post | Nick Baumann | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics

The head of Austria’s anti-immigrant Freedom Party, which was founded after World War II by former Nazis, claimed in a Facebook post this week that ...

Austria Could Elect Far-Right Party In Tight Presidential Election

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.22.2016 | World

VIENNA, May 22 (Reuters) - Austria's presidential election was too close to call on Sunday, leaving it unclear whether a eurosceptic candidate buoyed ...

In Europe, Much More Than A Shared Currency Hangs In The Balance

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

It’s time to start calling the current situation what it is: a depression. True, it’s not a full replay of the Great Depression, but that’s cold...

Jonathan Franzen's Glasses Stolen Off His Face At 'Freedom' Party

GQ.COM (UK) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

What happened next was more bizarre - a number of uninvited guests stormed the Pavillion, stole Franzen's glasses from his face and left a ransom note...

A Muslim's Defense of Geert Wilders

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melody Moezzi

I'm disgusted by the bigoted ideology of Islamophobes like Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders. But to try someone in a court of law, just for running his mouth, is inherently abhorrent to me.

Are Swiss Alps Threatened by Minarets?

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John L. Esposito

The Swiss minaret ban, like some other European countries' policies, highlights a failure of Western liberalism and raises fundamental questions about religious discrimination and freedom of religion.

Dutch MP, Geert Wilders, To Be Tried For Comparing Muslims To Nazis

The Independent | Vanessa Mock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Far-right Dutch politician who gained global notoriety with a film claiming links between the Koran and terrorism is to be put on trial for his pu...