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European Left needs unusual politics of its own to reinvent itself

Europeans want to upend politics as usual and the far right is still rising

John Feffer | FPIF 

The last thing Europe needs right now is advice from Americans, particularly American progressives. After all, we failed to prevent Donald Trump and his cronies from seizing the White House or the far-right wing of the Republican Party from taking over Congress. Before that, we were unable to push President Obama to the left on critical domestic issues like health care or to dismantle the worst features of the U.S. war economy. Still, an outside perspective can sometimes be useful. And I write this letter not only out of great concern but out of an even greater ...

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 09:07 IST
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