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Global Populism Trend Could Wipe out the French Left

Rachel Marsden, PARIS — It dawned on me while watching the French Socialist Party presidential primary debate over the weekend just how old-fashioned and dated the ideological left in France has become. As the candidates debated marijuana legalization and lamented not having taken in enough Middle Eastern migrants, the ideology that once represented youthful idealism

Britain’s Brexit firebrand Farage meets Trump in New York

Leading Brexit campaigner and UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage visited U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at his home in New York City on Saturday and a Trump aide said the pair had a “very productive” meeting. “We’re just tourists!” Farage joked with reporters after he was seen waiting for an elevator in the skyscraper’s lobby.

A win for Britain: Brexit’s victory is democracy’s victory

Theodore R. Bromund, The results in Britain’s referendum on its membership of the European Union are in. And what a result. Britain has voted to leave, by a margin of 52 percent in favor, or over 1.2 million votes. Prime Minister David Cameron announced his resignation Friday morning. No pollster saw this coming. Nor did