Populism

Nayib Bukele: president-elect disrupting Salvadoran politics

Former Leftist Nayib Bukele Wins Outsider Bid for Salvadoran Presidency

Nayib Bukele, the former mayor of San Salvador, won a commanding victory in El Salvador’s presidential election on Sunday. He won more votes than all three of his rivals combined. Bukele ran as an outsider determined to clean up corruption. His sweeping win could spell the end of El Salvador’s entrenched two-party system.

Yellow Vests

Marion Maréchal-Le Pen Compares Yellow Vests to Brexiteers

Populist firebrand and niece of Rassemblement National (National Rally) leader Marine Le Pen, Marion Maréchal, compared the French Gilets Jaunes (Yellow Vests) protestors to supporters of Britain leaving the European Union.

Davos

Davos Men Gather Under a Cloud as Globalism in Retreat Worldwide

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) – As the world’s financial and political elites convene here in the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum, their vision of ever-closer commercial and political ties is under attack – and the economic outlook is darkening.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) speaks to parliamentary group co-leaders of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) Alice Weidel (L) and Alexander Gauland (R) during a session at the Bundestag (lower house of parliament) on June 28, 2018 in Berlin. - Merkel warned that the migration challenge could determine Europe's …

German Government Puts Populist AfD Party Under Surveillance

The German domestic intelligence agency, the Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), will be investigating members of the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD), the official opposition in the German parliament.