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IF YOU ARE ERDOGAN’S FRIEND, YOU DON’T NEED ENEMIES

IF YOU ARE ERDOGAN’S FRIEND, YOU DON’T NEED ENEMIES

This is how politics works in European countries. In Turkey, an increasingly incompetent despotic regime, whose economic performance is catastrophic, uses blind violence to stay in power – against internal opponents, against the Kurds, and against anyone who can excite, in the most backward part of the

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SWEDISH NEO-FASCISTS WIN ELECTION

SWEDISH NEO-FASCISTS WIN ELECTION

Sweden’s far-right party, Jimmie Åkesson’s Democrats, overwhelmingly won the elections. The Social Democrats still have a relative majority, but the centre-right bloc, if the alliance parties are counted together, has an absolute majority. For the umpteenth time in the last quarter of a century, a populist formation,

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