21. Juli 2018

Daily Beast: Inside Bannons Plan to Hijack Europe for the Far-Right

Ex-Presldent und wandelnde Kettenraucherwerbung Bannon zieht nach Brüssel um eine rechte Supergroup aufzuziehen. Das einzig gute daran: Er verleiht der EU damit Relevanz, traurig aber wahr. Link: www.thedailybeast.com/inside-b…

Trump’s former White House chief advisor told The Daily Beast that he is setting up a foundation in Europe called The Movement which he hopes will lead a right-wing populist revolt across the continent starting with the European Parliament elections next spring.

The non-profit will be a central source of polling, advice on messaging, data targeting, and think-tank research for a ragtag band of right-wingers who are surging all over Europe, in many cases without professional political structures or significant budgets.

Bannon’s ambition is for his organization ultimately to rival the impact of Soros’s Open Society, which has given away $32 billion to largely liberal causes since it was established in 1984.

Over the past year, Bannon has held talks with right-wing groups across the continent from Nigel Farage and members of Marine Le Pen’s Front National (recently renamed Rassemblement National) in the West, to Hungary’s Viktor Orban and the Polish populists in the East.

He envisions a right-wing “supergroup” within the European Parliament that could attract as many as a third of the lawmakers after next May’s Europe-wide elections. A united populist bloc of that size would have the ability to seriously disrupt parliamentary proceedings, potentially granting Bannon huge power within the populist movement.

[update] spOnline: Steve Bannon plant offenbar rechtspopulistische Revolte in Europa.

Hier nochmal das 2016er Transkript einer Rede von Bannon im Vatikan, in der er seine Sicht auf die Welt darlegt.

16. Juli 2018
5. Juli 2018

318-278 gegen Uploadfilter und Leistungsschutzrecht

Julia Reda auf Twitter: „Great success: Your protests have worked! The European Parliament has sent the copyright law back to the drawing board. All MEPs will get to vote on #uploadfilters and the #linktax September 10–13. Now let's keep up the pressure to make sure we #SaveYourInternet!“ ABGELEHNT! Congratz an alle und danke Julia Reda für die ganze Arbeit!

4. Juli 2018