AnalysisDiplomacyEuropeFeaturesGlobal IssuesLeadershipPoliticsSecurityWorld

The Pursuit of National Liberty Should not be Handed Over to Toxic Populists and Demagogues

Sending the royal navy to Jersey to confront the French was a suitable overture to elections in Britain dominated by populist nationalism of differing variants.

Boris Johnson promised “unwavering support” for the island’s government, a pledge it may find less than reassuring.

  • Patrick Cockburn
  • CounterPunch

In Paris, President Macron was likewise beating the patriotic drum, using the bicentenary of the death of Napoleon to praise “the child from Ajaccio who became master of Europe”.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the UK Foreign Secretary, Mr. Boris Johnson, at London airport on April 17, 2018.

In a crude grab for right-wing votes in the next presidential election, Macron commended the life of the dictator, who left his country weaker and…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button