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Danger Of Right Wing Populism


October 19, 2017

I just returned from a trip to Berlin and Dresden. My days in Germany led to reflections on what is happening in the West. We are seeing two uprisings of right wing populism.

In Europe the immediate trigger has been the recent immigration caused by the war in Syria. But if you look further, in Hungary, in Poland, in France, in Austria and in Germany, populist parties have anti-Semitic roots. In Hungary anti-semitism is overt and widespread among the autocratic regime of Viktor Orban. In Austria, the new right wing Freedom Party, which may be part of the government, was formed by neo-Nazis...

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