Are Young Voters an Antidote to Right-Wing Madness?
For young voters especially, the environment is a vital issue, and their surge in European Parliament elections kept populist parties (some of them climate change deniers) at bay.
SHOW THEM THE MONEY
Europe’s Posh Populists Have Taken a Page From Trump
Steve Bannon and like-minded big spenders have come to redefine populism not as a vehicle to give power to the powerless but as a way to give those with power even more.
Trump Buddies Are Sucking the Life Out of European Democracy
An ‘informal summit’ in the ancient capital of Transylvania, of all places, tried to devise strategies to counter right-wing populists. But Trump encourages the worst of them.
With No End in Sight, Europe is Sick of Brexit Bullsh*t
Will they or won’t they? Almost three years after the Brexit vote, Europeans are taking the piss out of Brits for their inability to leave.
ST. PATRICK’S REVENGE
Brexit Threatens Ireland’s Age of Peace and Prosperity
As Brexit threatens both prosperity and the fragile peace in Ireland, the U.K. may turn to the U.S. for salvation. But with so many Irish pols in Washington, they won’t get it.
HBO’s ‘Brexit’ Movie Laughed Off as a ‘Vote Leave Wankfest’
The Benedict Cumberbatch project failed to fix most of the errors that were highlighted last summer when the script was leaked to The Daily Beast.
FROM THE ASHES
Brexit Under Threat as Labour Leadership Is Forced to Fight
Jeremy Corbyn’s stubborn Labour leadership has finally accepted the wishes of party members and resolved to halt Conservative Brexit plans.