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Marine Le Pen: French Election ‘Choice of Civilization’

French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen blasted the “two totalitarianisms” of globalization and Islamic fundamentalism Sunday in a speech formally launching her presidential campaign that hit all the right chords for her National Front party followers. Via: abcnews.go.com  Looking to translate her high early poll numbers into votes, Le Pen evoked a frightening image of France’s future during her much-anticipated speech. ...

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French presidential election Key Players

France elects a new president in a two-round contest that takes place on April 23 and May 7. Here are the main competitors and their programmes:     Jean-Luc Melenchon 65 LEFT PARTY Total overhaul of political system, high tax, big spending on environmental transition, EU-hostile ECONOMY Cut pension age to 60 from circa 62/63 currently, keep work week at ...

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WikiLeaks Turns Its Attention to the French Elections

WikiLeaks has served notice it will enter the fray of the French presidential election. On Tuesday, its Twitter account promoted 3,630 documents from its archives on center-right presidential candidate François Fillon. Via: foreignpolicy.com None were of the salacious variety, yet the move has stoked fears among European security officials that WikiLeaks will repeat its U.S. electoral-influence performance in France–and perhaps elsewhere ...

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Europe’s anti-immigrant leaders are taking Trump’s show on the road

Europe’s far-right leaders on Wednesday heralded Donald Trump’s victory as a sign that they were on the verge of a historic sweep through Western nations to upend the post-Cold War globalized world order. From Viennese cafes to hard-luck coastal French towns to the ex-Communist flatlands of eastern Germany, anti-immigrant Europeans with views similar to Trump’s said they could no longer ...

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Europe’s Rising Right: A Guide to the Most Prominent Parties

Amid a migrant crisis, sluggish economic growth and growing disillusionment with the European Union, far-right parties — some longstanding, others newly formed — have been achieving electoral success in a number of European nations. Here is a quick guide to eight prominent far-right parties that have been making news; it is not a comprehensive list of all the Continent’s active ...

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Europe at Risk of Collapse; France, Germany Must Lead­

The European Union is in danger of breaking apart unless France and Germany, in particular, work harder to stimulate growth and employment and heed citizens’ concerns, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in the German capital on Thursday. Valls said the two countries, for decades the axis around which the EU revolved, had to help refocus the bloc to tackle ...

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Marine Le Pen could be next French president admits PM

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned Thursday that far-right leader Marine Le Pen had a chance of winning next year’s presidential election, boosted by the momentum of Donald Trump’s shock victory in the United States. “It’s possible,” Valls said in response to a question at an economic conference in Berlin on whether the candidate of France’s anti-immigration National Front could ...

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