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Populations Choose Populism: Part Two: Factors of Populism and Nationalism

In this article, we are going to take a variety of factors and analyse them using linear regression to see the relationship between differing factors and the rise of populist and nationalist parties in the European Election 2019, including both native and foreign unemployment, real GDP growth, asylum applications, and existing Islamic presence.

Populations choose Populism: Part One: European Election 2019

We have seen the hollowing out of the centre in preference to fringe parties. This article will cover the results of the European Election 2019, as well as present the circumstances that allowed this to happen, and what we can expect in the future. We shall cover the results across all of Europe, the role of the European Parliament, note some domestic issues that may have brought it up, notice the link with asylum seekers and populism.

Mexican Stand-Down: The Trump-Mexico Deal

President Trump has threatened to place tariffs to Mexico in another bid to curb rampant illegal immigration from the southern border, and a deal was quickly made between the U.S. and Mexican governments to stop both the tariffs and border-jumping; not yet signed, but likely so. It seems a second trade war win for President Trump is imminent. This article will explore the mindset of Trump, as well as the potential effects of a tariff, and the victims of illegal immigration.