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Trump’s EPIC ANTI-GLOBALIST SPEECH at the UN: The Great Reawakening of Nations

Trump’s EPIC ANTI-GLOBALIST SPEECH at the UN: The Great Reawakening of Nations

All responsible leaders have an obligation to serve their own citizens, and the nation state remains the best vehicle for elevating the human condition. To overcome the perils of the present, and to achieve the promise of the future, we must begin with the wisdom of the past. Our success depends on a coalition of strong and independent nations that embrace their sovereignty, to promote security, prosperity, and peace, for themselves and for the world. We do not expect diverse…

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What’s Behind the Global Rise in Populism?

What’s Behind the Global Rise in Populism?

“Everyone is listening to you now. You came by the tens of millions to become part of a historic movement the likes of which the world has never seen before…” US President Donald Trump’s victory is part of a new wave of Populism sweeping through the democracies of the world. What differentiates populists from mainstream politicians is the claim that they alone represent the will of the people as a whole. That allows them to dismiss any opposition to themselves…

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Can Europe Survive the New Wave of Populism? | Google Zeitgeist

Can Europe Survive the New Wave of Populism? | Google Zeitgeist

Gentlemen, you’re going to each have eight minutes to set your case for, “Can Europe survive the new wave of populism?” And then I’ll come back on the stage. And, BHL, you first. Your time starts now. Thank you. : So the question is, can Europe survive the way of populism. First remark. If the wave of populism wins, absolutely not, because the real target of populism, in whichever sense you take it, is Europe. You can define populism as…

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Aleksander Smolar – The backlash against individualism (74/201)

Aleksander Smolar – The backlash against individualism (74/201)

We have a great many other ideas for enriching the public debate which unfortunately is very poor on the part of the opposition. It is on the defensive meaning that the ruling party which, shall we say, is nationalistic and strongly linked to the most reactionary elements of the Catholic Church, and is to a large degree a reactionary party. Not only is it very popular but its popularity is currently growing because they’ve managed to combine several winning trends,…

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“Facing populism” Talk Europe! with Joanna Mytkowska

“Facing populism” Talk Europe! with Joanna Mytkowska

So I think the new challenges are working out how to talk to those groups of society who are not on our side, who are not accepting our languages, are not interested in emancipation and not interested in the democratic values. Bringing back to mainstream discussion why anti-fascism is not in fashion. What is the situation in the field of Polish contemporary art? In the era of populism, art institutions are giving a certain area, where people can go out…

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Historian of Fascism: Why Trump Firing FBI Director Comey Amid Russia Probe is So Worrisome

Historian of Fascism: Why Trump Firing FBI Director Comey Amid Russia Probe is So Worrisome

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org. The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. We’re broadcasting from Seattle, Washington. More details are coming to light about President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. The New York Times is reporting Comey’s dismissal came just days after he asked the Justice Department for more resources to expand the bureau’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in the presidential election. Comey made the appeal to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who wrote the…

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Intelligent Questions: Are new media to blame for the rise of populism, fake news and hate speech?

Intelligent Questions: Are new media to blame for the rise of populism, fake news and hate speech?

In recent years we have witnessed several worrying political developments ranging from the rise of populism to the growth of extremism and hate speech. Many commentators have pointed their fingers at the media. Digital technologies and especially social networking platforms have been blamed for making our societies more exposed to misinformation, more tolerant of hate speech, and somehow less willing to engage with these dissenting views. But what kind of evidence do we actually have to support these claims, and…

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Rise of Evil – From Populism to Fascism | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1932 Part 4 of 4

Rise of Evil – From Populism to Fascism | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1932 Part 4 of 4

When you think of Fascism before World War Two, you mostly think of Germany and Italy, perhaps Spain. But that’s not quite right, in the 1920s and 1930s Fascism was fashionable, and almost created a global Fascist surge. Welcome to Between-2-Wars a chronological summary of the interwar years, covering all facets of life, the uncertainty, hedonism, and euphoria, and ultimately humanity’s descent into the darkness of the Second World War. I’m Indy Neidell. In our early episodes of this series…

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