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Denmark Free Speech

Something’s Rotten In The State Of Denmark

Danish lawmakers have gone on the offensive against interference in public debate, sparking criticism that a new proposal, which could entail criminal liability for expressing opinions similar to those of Moscow, may become a step toward silencing public debate.

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Le Pen: The EU is not Europe… it is not the Europe we want

France’s Marine Le Pen wants to break away from the European Union and move towards a union of individual nations, saying that the current block is “an ideological structure” and not “real Europe.”
“The European Union is not Europe… it is not the real Europe that we want,” the president of France’s National Rally (formerly Front National) told her supporters in the southern town of Frejus on Sunday.

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Spaghetti Democracy

Italian President Sergio Mattarella, dancing to the tune of the EU, has appointed IMF official Carlo Cottarelli as the interim prime minister tasked with forming a new government, undermining the result of the elections.

Antonio Masiello/Getty Images Luigi Di Maio, Leader of Five Star Movement (M5S) arrives in parliament after a new day of meetings for the formation of the new government on May 10, 2018 in Rome, Italy.

Italy on Collision Course with EU

After 11 weeks of negotiations, the populist parties that triumphed in March’s Italian elections have agreed on who should be Italy’s new prime minister: Giuseppe Conte, a 53-year-old law professor with no previous political experience and little political conviction.

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Lessons The UK Can Learn From Cuba

Cuba’s own experience when Soviet aid was suddenly lost shows that a country that relies on its people has nothing to fear but everything to gain… The withdrawal of Soviet aid in 1990 left Cuba’s economy on a knife-edge. Cubans...

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Every Dirty Trick Allowed to Turn the Tide on Brexit

‘No more cheap holidays for Brits’: RyanAir threatens to ground planes after Brexit RyanAir is threatening to ground planes after Britain leaves the EU to persuade voters to “rethink” Brexit. Chief Executive Michael O’Leary wants Britons to realize “they are...

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