Marine Le Pen’s appeal has deep, historical roots in the country that invented the European nation state.
The War on Terror, a crisis of neoliberalism and the resurgence of Russia have conspired to revive the alt-right.
History suggests separation could easily lead to more tension and violence on the Balkans, not less.
The new president calls for a return to protectionism and an end to promoting democracy around the globe.
European nationalists see a kindred spirit in the American president-elect, but they shouldn’t expect any favors from him.
America did not change. It was manipulated by a minority that seeks a return to autarky and America First.
The socially liberal Dutch are more sympathetic to Democrats. Supporters of the nativist Geert Wilders are the exception.
There are those who want to pull the drawbridge up and those who want to throw it down.
Liberals and progressives need to do a better job of persuading those who might vote for nativists.
Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is one example of a resurgent national yearning across the West.
Liberals are not responsible for the rise of Donald Trump, but they may have unwittingly enabled him.
Redrawing a state’s borders can have calamitous effects, even when it is done with the right intentions.