Strange perspectives on the challenges facing Europe

Open the EU's borders

Summary: Massive immigration, continuing today, has initiated large-scale changes to EU society. Here are some unconventional perspectives on these new challenges and Europe's responses. This is the third post in this series. “The health of a people comes only from its inner life — from the life of its soul and its spirit.” — Words on … Continue reading Strange perspectives on the challenges facing Europe

Warning of the coming “Strange Death of Europe”

EU flag burning on the ground

Summary: Immigration and loss of confidence in its culture and values. Either is survivable for Europe as a society. The combination might not be. Here is the Introduction from The Strange Death of Europe, a controversial book about one of the great stories of our time. This is the second in a series about this book. … Continue reading Warning of the coming “Strange Death of Europe”

Martin van Creveld calls out the cowards in Europe

Marchers: Refugees are not dangerous

Summary: Horrific changes are taking place in Europe. As is so often the case, journalists suppress the news in America. But somethings cannot be hidden forever. Among those speaking out is Martin van Creveld, one of this generation's most distinguished historians. This powerful and disturbing article sounds an alarm -- one which Europe is unlikely … Continue reading Martin van Creveld calls out the cowards in Europe

Stratfor sees shifts to right in Austria and the Czech Republic

Before and after earthquake in Italy on 30 October 2016

Summary: Europe's turn to the right continues. Voters in Poland and Germany, now Austria and the Czech Republic, have broken the coalitions that have ruled for generations. Frustrations accumulated, then rising immigration sparked an electoral rebellion. See these Stratfor reports about this week's elections. They expect mostly business-as-usual results. I'll bet this is just the … Continue reading Stratfor sees shifts to right in Austria and the Czech Republic

Germany’s leaders explain what happened and what’s next

Germany Decides: Bundestag election results - seats per Party

Summary: Germany’s elections might force a change in Germany’s so-far rock solid political system. Its elites are determined to radically re-shape its society. This shift in the balance of power might signal the rise of German opposition to this project. See what the key party leaders say; it is more revealing than any analysis. With … Continue reading Germany’s leaders explain what happened and what’s next