Opinion: European Democracy Is Under Threat. Who Knew?

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  • Mariano Rajoy: Spain’s ‘safe pair of hands’ risking it all on Catalonia
    Spain’s national unity has not faced a threat of this magnitude since it returned to democracy following Franco’s death ... means he is not naturally suited to the extrovert world of European politics. “Rajoy has a low profile in Europe; he’s ...
    10/21/2017 - 8:24 am | View Link
  • Middle Europe turns its back on the EU
    Freedom from communism has, indeed, meant the creation of electoral democracy, of varying degrees of ... the creation of the highly regarded Central European University, is now under threat of closure. The veteran Hungarian-Austrian journalist Paul Lendvai ...
    10/20/2017 - 6:52 pm | View Link
  • What Indonesia should learn from the Catalan Matter
    The austerity measures imposed by the European ... the threat might come from populist forces that want to go back to more authoritarian practices. It is in the hands of the political elites to respond to these threats with more politics and more democracy.
    10/20/2017 - 12:30 am | View Link
  • Turkey-EU ties enter their most crucial six months
    The fight against FETÖ has come to a certain point with a strong belief that it can no longer pose a threat to Turkish democracy. It is maybe time for the Turkish government to introduce a certain predictability to its European partners and to outline a ...
    10/19/2017 - 10:30 pm | View Link
  • Democracy Can Plant the Seeds of Its Own Destruction
    The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who ...
    10/19/2017 - 3:47 pm | View Link
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    Opinion History shows Columbus worth celebrating. With monuments honoring Christopher Columbus regularly being defaced and destroyed, it’s clear this year’s ...
    10/20/2017 - 1:15 pm | View Website
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    Church attendance rates may be plunging, but—make no mistake—young people still hear sermons regularly, but we hear them in movie theaters instead of sanctuaries.
    10/20/2017 - 10:23 am | View Website
  • Why Europe whitewashes Palestinian terrorism
    This has to be one of the most horrifying terrorist attacks imaginable, yet the European media and politicians were largely silent or restrained in their ...
    10/20/2017 - 3:49 am | View Website
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    Get The Wall Street Journal’s Opinion columnists, editorials, op-eds, letters to the editor, and book and arts reviews.
    10/14/2017 - 12:14 am | View Website
  • Facebook Wins, Democracy Loses
    Our best hopes sit in Brussels and London. European regulators have been watching Facebook and Google for years. They have taken strong actions against ...
    09/9/2017 - 9:10 am | View Website
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