When in March of 2014 Russia annexed the Ukrainian territory of Crimea, something unusual happened: leaders of Europe’s far-right parties began to rally behind Vladimir Putin, defending Moscow’s expansionist policies. Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right party Front National (FN), quickly recognized the result of the disputed […]
Right-Wing Faction of German Conservatives Criticizes Merkel’s Climate Policy, Draws Closer To Trump
On June 1st President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the landmark Paris climate agreement. The decision was widely criticized not only in the United States itself but also abroad, where world leaders from France to China signalled that they would abide by the accord […]
How Many Times Will Media Say Donald Trump ‘Became President Tonight’ Before They Realize He Didn’t?
Since Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20th, emotional volatility has taken hold of media pundits. The president’s early blunders, from the botched travel ban to his claim that the media is the ‘enemy of the American people’, caused widespread consternation, even […]