If two men are in a car, and the passenger says to the driver: “Look out! You’re going to crash,” he is shouting out the second, not the first.
Wages are growing at their fastest rate for ten years, and employment is at a near-record high. But qualifications are necessary…
“In which EU country does the public when polled take the most positive view of immigration?”
If he wins the presidency, the big question will be which of his views – ranging from vague economic good sense to out-and-out bigotry – he actually means.
This symbol to some of a self-righteous metropolitan elite is, in her way, a populist, who knows that her strength lies in reaching out to the people.
The President, and the wider rise of right-wing populism around the world, offers us some examples of what to do – and what not to do.
It’s time for us to acknowledge that it is a response to our own failures – and to listen to voters who are opting for it.
A weakness in this book is that its support for nation states is predicated on disappointed economic necessity.
In his new book, Peter Oborne interprets a collection of the outrageous Tweets which carried Trump to high office.
By seeing off Le Pen and electing the most ideologically pro-EU president since Giscard d’Estaing, France has changed the game.
He is a talented populist and looks set to do well in next week’s Dutch election. The question is what he will do then.
Popular anger won’t fade whilst the system excessively rewards the very few.
France’s choice, then: economic (global) liberalism, versus (communitarian) promises of welfarism and border control. Remind you of anything?
Only in a place or time where you hadn’t witnessed the effects on people of a lack of choice might you be willing to countenance it yourself.
When the moral case is made for high levels of immigration, the negative impact of mass emigration on the countries left behind always seems to be forgotten.