A Brief Overview Of Some Populist Right Parties In Europe

Editor’s Note: This Article Was Written In December 2015 For The Fall 2015 Issue Of The Consul. This Article Is Being Republished. The past decade has seen a massive increase in migration and refugees within Europe. The Syrian Civil War, the disintegration of order in Libya, and the crisis brought about by the Islamic State. This had led to a degree of upheaval within parts of Europe. Within the Mediterranean, thousands have died trying to cross to Southern Europe in over packed, shoddily-built boats. For … Continue reading A Brief Overview Of Some Populist Right Parties In Europe

After Paris Massacre, Le Pen Uses Tragedy To Mobilize For Regional Elections

Editor’s Note: This Article Was Originally Written In November 2015 For The Old Consul Website. It Is Being Re-Published Amid the aftermath of massacre in Paris on Saturday, some French politicians have decided to politicize the tragedy in time for December’s regional elections. The main culprit: Marine le Pen and the National Front, the far-right party she leads. In the last three weeks of the campaign season, Le Pen and her party has called for the immediate halt of all intake … Continue reading After Paris Massacre, Le Pen Uses Tragedy To Mobilize For Regional Elections