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Why mocking the poor is a bad, bad strategy

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The second bomb came crashing in from the extreme right – the British National Party – which now has two Members of the European Parliament, both with records of extreme bigotry. Its leader Nick Griffin has palled about with David Duke and bragged about how much he learned from Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf, while as [...]

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Meet the Crazies: ultra-right parties make gains in European elections

Conservative mania swept through Europe in a series of political victories for parties that were reluctant to throw taxpayer cash into company bailouts and bottomless stimulus pits. And putting aside the fact that, as economist Paul Krugman points out, conservatives can be blamed for the collapse of the global financial system as much as any of their liberal counterparts, [...]

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