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France’s Le Pen says the EU ‘will die’, globalists to be defeated

The European Union will disappear, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told a rally on Sunday, promising to shield France from globalisation as she sought to fire up her supporters in the final four weeks before voting gets underway.  Via: reuters.com Buoyed by the unexpected election of Donald Trump in the United States and by Britain’s vote to leave the EU, ...

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‘French first’: ‘President Marine Le Pen’ has in mind for France

France’s right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen has revealed her presidential promises, all 144 of them. Here’s a look at some of her more controversial plans if she is elected president next May.       Via: thelocal.fr  Le Pen’s promises set out what policies she would enact (or at least try to) if elected as president in May, (which, ...

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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 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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