2019: The Year the Far Right Sustainably Surged in Europe and Why It Will Keep Growing

Street-savvy neo-Nazis are only part of the picture of the rising far right in Europe. Photo: Pixabay
(*This opinion / analytical article was written by Ivan Dikov for The European Views website.)

In 2019, Europe was once again spared from an overt rise of stereotypical “brownshirts”. Yet, diverse as it is, the far right is bound to keep growing because its two major root causes are not being addressed by the political mainstream. Hands down, the most crucial development of 2019 as far as the entirety of the European Union is concerned has been the seemingly sustainable and stable surge of the far right. Continue reading “2019: The Year the Far Right Sustainably Surged in Europe and Why It Will Keep Growing”

EU’s Ukraine War Conundrum in 2020 and Franco-Germany’s Failure in Relations with Russia

The uneasy atmosphere at the Normandy Summit in Paris despite Mercron’s best efforts. Photo: German Chancellor’s Office
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The current attempts to resolve the Ukraine – Russia conflict based on transactional arrangements seem doomed precisely because of their transactional nature. Continue reading “EU’s Ukraine War Conundrum in 2020 and Franco-Germany’s Failure in Relations with Russia”

Top 25 World News on December 4, 2019, Ranked: From US – China Tensions over Uighurs to 4 Women Winning Alternative Nobel Prize

The laureates of The 2019 Right Livelihood Awards – also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize – are human rights defender Aminatou Haidar, lawyer Guo Jianmei, indigenous leader Davi Kopenawa and the Hutukara Yanomami Association, and climate activist Greta Thunberg. Photo: Right Livelihood Foundation

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Following are the world’s 25 most important news stories from December 4, 2019, ranked by Pax Glocalica’s Ivan Dikov. Continue reading “Top 25 World News on December 4, 2019, Ranked: From US – China Tensions over Uighurs to 4 Women Winning Alternative Nobel Prize”

Top 25 World News on December 3, 2019, Ranked: From 70-Year-Old NATO Seeing ‘China Rise’ Challenges to Greta Thunberg’s ‘Angry Kids’ Warning

An official photograph of the British Royal Family with the NATO leaders during NATO’s 70th anniversary summit in London, UK, Dec. 3, 2019. Photo: British Royal Family on Twitter

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Following are the world’s 25 most important news stories from December 3, 2019, ranked by Pax Glocalica’s Ivan Dikov. Continue reading “Top 25 World News on December 3, 2019, Ranked: From 70-Year-Old NATO Seeing ‘China Rise’ Challenges to Greta Thunberg’s ‘Angry Kids’ Warning”

Top 21 World News on December 2, 2019, Ranked: From 200 Countries’ Global Climate Pledge to Denmark – Germany Border Fence

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaking at the opening of the UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 in Madrid, Spain, December 2, 2019. Photo: Antonio Guterres on Twitter

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Following are the world’s 21 most important news stories on December 2, 2019, ranked by Pax Glocalica’s Ivan Dikov. Continue reading “Top 21 World News on December 2, 2019, Ranked: From 200 Countries’ Global Climate Pledge to Denmark – Germany Border Fence”