• Leader of the Five Star Movement and comedian Beppe Grillo speaks during an election campaign rally for European parliament elections in Rome, Italy May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Remo Casilli/File Photo - RTX2G6BF
    December 16, 2016  

    The Five Star Movement, Italy’s fastest growing political party, is fully anti-establishment. Started by a foul-mouthed comedian named Beppe Grillo, the group believes the government has been overtaken by corruption and that immigration is to blame for the fact that this generation is less well off than its grandparents. Special correspondent Christopher Livesay reports from Rome. Continue reading

  • Former British Prime Minister, Tony  Blair, delivers a speech following the publication of The Iraq Inquiry Report by John Chilcot, in London, Britain July 6, 2016.     REUTERS/Stefan Rousseau/Pool  TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY   - RTX2JZB4
    December 5, 2016  

    Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, believes the populist wave coursing across the globe is dangerous — and likely to exacerbate, rather than ease, tensions and instability. He sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss Brexit, the effect of social media on polarization, President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks and Blair’s conviction that the best policies lie in the center. Continue reading

    May 26, 2014  

    From Great Britain to Greece, anti-European Union political fervor surged in European Parliamentary elections over economic, globalization and immigration concerns. Jeffrey Brown discusses the rise of these anti-establishment groups and their potential impact with Antoine Ripoll of the European Parliament Liaison Office and Charles Kupchan of the Council on Foreign Relations. Continue reading

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    May 26, 2014  

    Over the weekend, anti-establishment parties on both the right and the left made a strong showing in parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom, France, Denmark, Spain, Greece and others. Matt Frei of Independent Television News reports from Paris on the reshaping of politics on the continent. Continue reading