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Centrism Is Out; Anti-Establishment Populism Is In

Paul Vale | Posted 08.06.2015 | Entertainment
Paul Vale

The move away from conventional politics doesn't represent a shift by the electorate towards political extremism, rather a growing frustration at the ruling political class. As Trump said recently, people are tired of "incompetent politicians." The political class may scoff, but it's Trump leading the polls.

It's Always the Economy That Matters Most

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.08.2015 | World
Christina Patterson

You'd have to be a psychopath to take pleasure in some of the losses the past 12 hours have seen. Douglas Alexander, Danny Alexander and Jim Murphy, for example, didn't lose their seats because they were bad at their job. They lost their seats because Scotland is currently in the grip of a wave of hysteria.

Europe's Coming Battle

John Feffer | Posted 03.17.2015 | World
John Feffer

If these murders do not constitute a war, they nonetheless point to a deep conflict inside Europe. This conflict is not over whose religion is the one true religion. It is about the very identity of Europe.

What's In a Name? Asking Simple Questions...

Alan Miller | Posted 08.17.2014 | Politics
Alan Miller

What is Democracy? It is the fundamental belief that We the People are adults that can decide how we want to live and can vote -- and sometimes do even more than that -- to shape the world in the way we want to see it.

The Pudding in Ed Miliband's Head

Christina Patterson | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Christina Patterson

Confidence can be very nice, but when you go to see a brain surgeon, you care an awful lot more about skill. If Ed Miliband has the skills to run a country, he certainly hasn't shown it.

Europe: The Sky's Not Falling

Conn Hallinan | Posted 08.06.2014 | World
Conn Hallinan

The neo-Nazis and immigrant bashers will make a lot of noise, but they offer nothing but hate as an economic solution. The left has a better one, and they are back.

What UKIP Must Learn from the American Liberty Movement

Robin Koerner | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Robin Koerner

If UKIP really is a "libertarian" party (and the jury is very much still out), and wishes to benefit from the inherent popularity of liberty, then it must prove it.

Never-Been-Elected EU Foreign Minister Lectures Egypt About Democracy

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rory Fitzgerald

Baroness Ashton has never been elected to anything in her life. Yet she holds one of the most powerful positions in the EU. Should the Baroness really lecture Egypt, or anyone, about democracy?

Nigel Farage Aircraft Crash: Light aircraft carrying fringe candidate crashes

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) LONDON — A light aircraft carrying a candidate for a minor party in Britain's election crashed Thursday, but officials said the pilot and p...

British Politician Goes Off On EU Pres: You Have 'The Charisma Of A Damp Rag'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

British MP Nigel Farage, a well-known Eurosceptic, stunned fellow members of the European Union legislature Wednesday as he unleashed a personal tirad...