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New study: ‘German middle-class is suffering, high risk of poverty, job security is declining’

  • By: Vincent van den Born
  • “We see a concerted attack on the German ‘middle class’ as the distribution of jobs has polarised. Fewer people now enjoy the benefits and security of regular employment. More Germans are now vulnerable to precarious employment, income insecurity and single-income families, in particular, are exposed to a much higher risk of poverty.”
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    Right wing Sweden Democrats rising: now second largest party and on the heels of Swedish Social Democrats

  • By: Vincent van den Born
  • Fria Tider reports on an opinion poll by Swedish research bureau Skop Research AB, showing that the Swedish Democrats are now the second largest party in the country. The survey, conducted between June 7 and July 6 amongst 1.300 people aged 18 to 84, shows that the Sweden Democrats would win 20.2% of votes. The Social Democrats are still the largest with 27.1%. Swedish elections are scheduled for 9 September 2018.
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    Poised next Czech PM: “We don’t want more Muslims than Czechs, and we don’t want the Euro”

  • By: Vincent van den Born
  • “The biggest added value of the European Union is the national identity of each country. A strong Europe thanks to strong states – that’s logical, no? We have to fight for what our ancestors built here. If there will be more Muslims than Belgians in Brussels, that’s their problem. I don’t want that here. They won’t be telling us who should live here.”
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    Watch. London Mayor accused of “not doing his job” over allowing Hezbollah flags during the Al Quds Day march

  • By: Benjamin de Wolf
  • On June 22nd, during a meeting at London’s City, Conservative Greater London Assembly member Andrew Boff got increasingly frustrated over what he perceived to be Khan’s “useless” answers to his questions on the protests. During the tense exchange between Boff and Khan, Boff said: “You seem to be avoiding saying ‘yes I’ll do that’”
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