These days, Europe is not exactly the multicultural, quasi-socialist bastion that some Americans, both left and right, often imagine it to be.
Recent years have seen a rapid rise of European right-wing parties, many of which have won elections and taken power.
Even where they have not yet triumphed electorally, far-right parties have forced mainstream politicians like French President Nicholas Sarkozy and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to echo their xenophobic and Euroskeptic rhetoric.
In the days since the horrendous attacks in Norway, a long anti-Islamic screed by the attacker, Anders Behring Breivik, has been found online that explained that he hoped to start a revolution against multiculturalism. As much as th... Read Post
Various European foreign ministers have come out in a unified condemnation of the sharp rise in anti-semitism witnessed in a number of European countries since the latest Hamas war against Israel began. Ministers from Germany, Franc... Read Post