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Western Europe Tracker 03.01.13

Europe Comment – LSE: In the face of populist nationalism, European institutions must do more online to increase awareness of the common dimensions of the eurocrisis. ‘Across Europe, many politicians are increasingly using a populist, anti-European rhetoric to gain support, at the same time that European institutions are pushing to establish a sense of European community. […]

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Western Europe Tracker 02.01.13

Belgium BBC News: Belgium King Albert II Christmas speech sparks controversy. ‘The Belgian king has provoked a sharp response to a Christmas message in which he drew parallels with the rise of fascism in the 1930s. Albert II warned against the dangers of populists seeking scapegoats for current economic difficulties. Flemish separatist leader Bart De Wever assumed […]

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Western Europe Tracker 21.12.12

France Telegraph: Neighborhood Is Torn Over a Killer’s Legacy. ‘To much of France, Mr. Merah was a terrorist, a determined killer who reviled this country, who set out for Afghanistan and Pakistan for training in jihad. In Les Izards he was, and remains, simply Mohammed. The gap between those images, both true but neither complete, seems only to […]

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Western Europe Tracker 20.12.12

Belgium Antwerp Gazette: Gerolf Annemans new president Vlaams Belang. ‘Annemans given Sunday at a congress members in Ghent 92.1 percent of the vote. Annemans was early December by the party nominee for the presidency. France Guardian: French-Algerians are still second-class citizens. ‘What Hollande’s trip to Algeria fails to acknowledge, however, is just how oppressed so many French-Algerians still feel […]

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Western Europe Tracker 19.12.12

General Interview – Deutsche Welle: ‘Stigmatization of migrants must stop’. ‘This year on International Migrants Day, the number of migrants worldwide is higher than ever. Still, attitudes remain ill-informed, says Jean-Philippe Chauzy from the International Organization for Migration.’ France France24: For Marine Le Pen, “there are two losers” to the UMP and no crisis. ‘The president of […]

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Western Europe Tracker 30.11.12

France Reuters: France’s National Front smells opportunity as rivals feud. ‘France’s far-right National Front party celebrated a fourfold increase in requests for membership on Thursday as a feud convulsed its main right-wing rival the UMP. UMP leadership contenders accuse one another of fraud in an internal election and the party now risks a permanent split just months […]

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Western Europe Tracker 29.11.12

Belgium The Oxonian Globalist: A Splitting Headache. ‘Guy Bud examines the influence of the separatist New Flemish Alliance in Belgian politics, and asks what the future holds for this divided country. Outside the church of Saint Lutgard in Tongeren, a sleepy Belgian provincial town, is a billboard covered in publicity for the dozens of regional […]

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Western Europe Tracker 28.11.12

France France24: Is Le Pen the winner of the fight on the French right? ‘Though France’s National Front party is benefiting from the leadership crisis that has split the right-wing UMP, far-right head Marine Le Pen should not be celebrating quite yet.’  JTA: French Jewish students taking Twitter to court. ‘France’s main Jewish student union reportedly has […]

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Western Europe Tracker 27.11.12

France Al Arabiya News: French Muslims face job discrimination: Stanford study. ‘Muslim French citizens face job discrimination compared to their Christian peers who receive two-and-a-half times more opportunities with equal qualifications, concluded a new research conducted by Stanford political science professor David Laitin. Meanwhile, French far-right leader Marine Le Pen called for a ban to […]

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Western Europe Tracker 26.11.12

Spain BBC: Spain regions: Catalonia nationalists win election. ‘Voters in the Spanish region of Catalonia have given their backing to nationalist parties but have punished the regional president who called an early election. The governing centre-right CiU led by Catalan President Artur Mas remains the largest party, winning 50 seats out of 135, down from 62 […]

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