'Nationalism and xenophobia' on rise ahead of European elections

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G-3 wrote:

Nationalism and protectionism exist independent of racism. The Nationalist Front and UKIP are hardly extremist, but I guess nowadays if you want to discredit anything, just shout racist!

Oct 30, 2013 1:15pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
puchurro wrote:

I think these politicians use the term “Xenophobia” to wrongly label “taking care of your own”. ANY time immigrants come in and start accepting jobs for super low wages and eroding the employment base (and tax base) it’s bad for the locals. I don’t care what color, race, nationality, sexual preference, religion, creed, whatever they are. It’s a straw-man, race-card arguement instead of addressing the facts. Here, politico, let me explain for your simple mind: Jorge has a small construction company. He needs another guy to do job site clean-up, a non-skilled hard labor job. He can pick a local and pay 19 Euro an hour + benefits, or an illegal immigrant and pay him 10 Euro an hour and no benefits, then pockets the profits.

Oct 30, 2013 1:52pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
onlyif wrote:

not sure how those ‘xenophobic and racist’ right-wing parties are going to form a coalition… if they are indeed ‘xenophobic and racist’… can you imagine Golden Dawn and Le Front National getting to together, or even UKIP throwing their lot in with either of them… hardly

It’s good to see the current EU poltical class worrying about the advancement of anti-EU parties…they should be!

The funny thing is these politicans do not realize just how improant sovereignty is… and that LOTS of people prefer that over the utopian attempt to create a PAN European identity.

The Soviets tried to create the ‘new soviet man’…

The EU is attempting to create a ‘new European person’…

Once again the people of Europe are beholden to a bunch of academic/politicans who know what’s best for the people of Europe… so much so that anytime a country votes AGAINST the EU… they just re-run the vote until the people vote correctly…

Il Duce the lot of ‘em!

Oct 30, 2013 9:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
onlyif wrote:

not sure how those ‘xenophobic and racist’ right-wing parties are going to form a coalition… if they are indeed ‘xenophobic and racist’… can you imagine Golden Dawn and Le Front National getting to together, or even UKIP throwing their lot in with either of them… hardly

It’s good to see the current EU poltical class worrying about the advancement of anti-EU parties…they should be!

The funny thing is these politicans do not realize just how improant sovereignty is… and that LOTS of people prefer that over the utopian attempt to create a PAN European identity.

The Soviets tried to create the ‘new soviet man’…

The EU is attempting to create a ‘new European person’…

Once again the people of Europe are beholden to a bunch of academic/politicans who know what’s best for the people of Europe… so much so that anytime a country votes AGAINST the EU… they just re-run the vote until the people vote correctly…

Il Duce the lot of ‘em!

Oct 30, 2013 9:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
zeddd wrote:

EU Governments are directly responsable for this. Instead of a sane and limited approach to immigration they have turned thier countrys into human sewers. Now these socialist democrates can deal with a new Hitler and Mussolini. Morons.

Oct 31, 2013 1:51am EDT  --  Report as abuse

Barroso’s political activity began in his late teens, during the Estado Novo regime in Portugal, before the Carnation Revolution of 25 April 1974. In his college days, he was one of the leaders of the underground Maoist MRPP (Reorganising Movement of the Proletariat Party, later PCTP/MRPP, Communist Party of the Portuguese Workers/Revolutionary Movement of the Portuguese Proletariat).

Nov 01, 2013 6:49pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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