Tag Archives: Right-wing populism

22Mar/16

Controversial former Toronto mayor Rob Ford dies

Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford, a larger-than-life political firebrand who gained global notoriety for admitting to smoking crack cocaine while in office, has died.

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12Mar/16
A protester holds up a ripped campaign sign for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Chicago Police say Trump made own decision to cancel rally

Chicago Police say they were not consulted by the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign before the decision was made to cancel a rally that drew thousands of protesters.

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02Mar/16

Trump: ‘I disavow’

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump says he has “disavowed” a white supremacist repeatedly, and hopes he will not have to disavow again.
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01Mar/16
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s memorable moments

The pundits once said Donald Trump never had a chance. But amid the Republican frontrunner’s politically incorrect comments on Mexicans, Muslims and his closest rivals, his popularity is soaring. Continue reading

01Mar/16

Super Tuesday voting begins in Virginia

Voting gets underway in Arlington, Virginia on Super Tuesday (March 1) where front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are poised for big wins.

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02Feb/16
Ted Cruz

Iowa race creates three-way competition for Republicans

Ted Cruz soundly defeats Donald Trump in Iowa’s Republican nominating contest, creating a three-way competition with establishment candidate Senator Marco Rubio.

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24Jan/16

Confident Trump says could ‘shoot people’ and not lose voters

U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump expressed confidence that he could push back attempts by his rivals to knock him off his top perch, saying he could stand in New York’s Fifth Avenue “and shoot people and I wouldn’t lose voters.”

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18Jan/16

UK lawmakers start debate banning Trump after Muslim comments

Heated debate on whether to ban Donald Trump from entering the UK, following the U.S. Republican presidential frontrunner’s comments on Muslims, begins in Britain’s Houses of Parliament.

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18Jan/16
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Trump says Christians in America need to unite

Speaking at Liberty University, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tells students that Christians need to unite like other religions do in order to protect Christianity.

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07Dec/15

Far-right surges in French elections

France’s far-right National Front has pulled off a historic win in Sunday’s first round of regional elections, in a breakthrough that shakes up the country’s political landscape. Mana Rabiee reports. Continue reading