Wilders in Cleveland

by Eli Clifton Donald Trump’s GOP convention will, no doubt, contain many firsts. The list of speakers seems to change by the hour, and people brandishing open-carry firearms have already been spotted outside the convention complex. But perhaps the oddest… Continue Reading  

The “Right” Stuff: Israel and the EU Elections

by Marsha B. Cohen In the European Parliamentary election, Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Front (FN) “stunned France’s political elite on Sunday by taking first place,” reported Reuters. “It was the first time the anti-immigrant, anti-EU party had won a nationwide… Continue Reading  

The Return of Ghosts: Debating the rise of Geert Wilders and the far-right at the Nexus Symposium

The following is cross-posted from Max Blumenthal’s blog. By Max Blumenthal I spent last week in Amsterdam, where I participated in the “Return of Ghosts” symposium of the Nexus Institute, a discussion/debate about the resurgence of neo-fascism in Europe and anti-democratic… Continue Reading  

Islamophobia: Bad For The Jews

Continuing on the subject of Eli’s last post, it might be worthwhile to examine in more depth the burgeoning alliance between right-wing supporters of Israel and the European far right. The importance of this topic was driven home by the… Continue Reading