The Freedom Party leader capitalizes on fears that immigration from Muslim countries is changing Dutch society.
Freedom Party (Netherlands)
Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders finally find enough allies to form a bloc in Strasbourg.
Geert Wilders says cooperating with the Polish Congress of the New Right would have been “a bridge too far.”
The Euroskeptic Freedom Party and the pro-European liberal Democrats are projected to win most seats.
Marine Le Pen is building her party into a national force. Geert Wilders’ prospects are now in doubt.
Dutch Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders refuses to apologize for leading a racist chant.
Europe’s populists share American tea partiers’ resentment, but are to their left on economic policy.
Without the Danish People’s Party, nationalists in France and the Netherlands lack enough allies.
Both oppose the European Union and Muslim immigration, but the Dutch are socially liberal.
Geert Wilders frames his opposition to both Europe and immigration as part of a nationalist campaign.