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Europe: The Sky's Not Falling

Conn Hallinan | Posted 06.06.2014 | 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.

European Elections: Back to the 1930s as America Yawns

Richard Brodsky | Posted 07.27.2014 | World
Richard Brodsky

In England, neither the Labor nor Conservative Parties won; in France the National Front came in first; in Greece and Hungary the neo-Nazi parties, Golden Dawn and Jobbik, made big strides. The same in Denmark. And we've seen resurgent neo-Nazi, anti-Semitic, anti-minority movements in Ukraine and Russia. This cannot be shrugged off.

Foreign Climate: Why European Right-Wingers Should Be Tree Huggers

Jens Martin Skibsted | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
Jens Martin Skibsted

Although the European right wing parties have varied programs they all have at least two points in common. They are not really concerned with global warming, but rather focus their political efforts on xenophobic concerns.

Nostalgia for the Past Won't Cure Greece's Ills

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

With just a few months until the upcoming double elections in Greece, the political system has never been more in a state of flux across the political spectrum.

Greek Nazi Party Holds Rally Outside Parliament

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2014 | World

ATHENS, Nov 30 (Reuters) - About 1,000 supporters of Greece's Golden Dawn party gathered outside parliament on Saturday to protest against the pre-t...

Ostracize Ghouls Who Peddle Holocaust Artifacts

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

This sordid tale is of far more than academic interest for me: My parents were imprisoned at Auschwitz. I'd be horrified to discover their uniforms advertised on eBay or anywhere else.

Deadly Drive-By-Shooting Outside Golden Dawn Offices

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

* Killings come amid crackdown on Golden Dawn * Attack decried across political spectrum * Govt vows to punish "murderer...

A Negative Press

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

This separation of Europe into a "good north" and a "bad south" by the traditional European press has been instrumental in undermining feelings of solidarity on the continent and have torn at the very heart of the "European ideal."

Greece Suspends State Aid To Neo-Nazi Party

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.22.2013 | World

The Greek parliament late Tuesday adopted a measure suspending state aid to the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, after six of its lawmakers faced charges o...

Crackdown or Breakdown: Greek Democracy and Its Discontents

Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou

History shows that breakdowns in democratic institutions and culture are the midwife of political extremism. The democracy-extremism connection is currently being played out in Greece, the birthplace of democracy.

The Twilight of Golden Dawn

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

How, one would ask, was this extremist fringe group able to become such a force on the Greek political scene, rising from 0.3 percent of the popular vote in the country's 2009 elections, to over 400,000 or 7 percent of the total, and capture 18 parliamentary seats a mere three years later?

Greece To Charge Neo-Nazi Lawmakers

Agence France Presse | John Hadoulis | Posted 12.01.2013 | World

A first batch of lawmakers from the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn are to be indicted Tuesday on criminal charges as part of a crackdown on the grou...

Wanted Golden Dawn Member Gives Himself Up

AP | DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 11.29.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- A Greek lawmaker sought by police surrendered on Sunday, bringing to six the number of legislators from the extreme-right Golden Daw...

Leader Of Greek Neo-Nazi Party Arrested

AP | DEMETRIS NELLAS | Posted 11.28.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Police arrested the leader and other top officials of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party on Saturday on charges of forming a crimin...

Man Linked To Greek Far-Right Party Arrested In Rapper's Murder

AP | Posted 09.21.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Greek authorities say a man with ties to an extreme right party accused of fatally stabbing an anti-fascist rapper has been jailed a...

Anti-Terror Police Investigating Greek Neo-Nazi Group

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's anti-terrorism division has taken over the investigation into the murder of anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas, blamed ...

European Federalism 2.0: A Fix for Europe?

Luka Orešković | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Luka Orešković

The central question for Europe's long-term future is: Should we change the influence of the nation states at the EU level?

Greek Musician's Murder By Neo-Nazi Sparks Outrage

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 11.19.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Greece's government moved Thursday to crack down on the ultranationalist Golden Dawn party after the fatal stabbing of an anti-...

Muslims and Neo-Nazis in Athens: Halting the Descent Into Darkness

Frankie Martin | Posted 09.28.2013 | World
Frankie Martin

A battle is on to define Greek identity that has ramifications for the rest of Europe. Greeks and their friends in Europe, the United States, and elsewhere must do all they can to promote pluralism and protect the rule of law, which are the requirements for a modern and progressive society.

Far-Right Party Blasts Nazi Anthem Outside Athens Offices

AP | DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 07.24.2013 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- An extreme-right political party in Greece played a Nazi anthem during a charity event Wednesday that authorities had attempted to b...

Racist Attacks Strike Crisis-Hit Greece

Agence France Presse | Isabel Malsang | Posted 09.13.2013 | World

Omar Diallo's head is still swollen after a recent assault on the streets of Athens which left him with several stitches.Having fled his troubled home...

Greek Parliament Disrupted By 'Heil Hitler' Shouts, Insults

Posted 05.17.2013 | World

A Greek parliamentary session was the scene of a contentious debate between rival political parties on Friday, ending in the ejection of neo-Nazi Gold...

Ominous Clouds Hover Once Again Over Europe

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 06.24.2013 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

Sixty-eight years after the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, 68 years after the end of the Holocaust, we may not ignore a disturbing resurgence of racist and neo-fascist political groups in at least three countries that belong to both the European Union and NATO.

Crafting the Cyprus Deal: A Road Filled With Blunders

David Catalan | Posted 05.31.2013 | Business
David Catalan

The role of the Troika in bailing out governments and banks is nothing new, but the solutions put forward by EU leaders to improve the Cypriot crisis seem to be founded on little foresight, and without regard for the tragic mistakes of the past few years.

The Cyprus Deal Signals a Rise in the Far Right in Europe

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

News of the 10-billion-euro bailout for Cyprus should not be cause for celebration. Europeans are rightly insecure about what comes next, as they should be given the precedent that has been set.