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Europe's New Rising Tide: The Far Right

Report: Islamophobia the 'unifying factor' among male youth

(Newser) - It's not just young American men who are getting kicked around in this era : Nationalism, immigration, and cultural identity have their European counterparts turning in droves to the arms of far-right politics, according to a new report. British think tank Demos used Facebook questionnaires to get information from 10,... More »

Slumping Far-Right Party Sells Paris HQ

Far-right, anti-immigrant politics in decline in France

(Newser) - France's declining far-right party is selling its Paris headquarters to pay an €8 million debt, the Guardian reports. Jean-Marie Le Pen's National Front party has agreed to sell the building, overlooking the Seine, for an estimated €12 to €15m—several million less than it had hoped. The... More »

Merkel Trades Compromise For Hard Line

Chancellor backs right-wing colleague in strategy shift

(Newser) - Ahead of a regional election later this month, Angela Merkel has left behind the conciliatory tone of her first 2 years and come out swinging. The German chancellor gave her strongest backing to the minister-president of Hesse, who is running for reelection on a harsh anti-immigrant platform. In an interview... More »

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