Is 2016 the year of populism? Interview with me in Swiss Radio SRF 1 (in German)

Interview with me in Swiss Radio SRF 1, 6th November 2016 Der Brexit, die Wahl von Donald Trump und erst letzten Sonntag die Frage, ob Österreich als erstes europäisches Land vielleicht ein rechtspopulistisches Staatsoberhaupt bekommt – ist 2016 das Jahr des Rechtspopulismus? to watch here:  http://www.srf.ch/sendungen/4×4/zuwanderungsinitiative-nationalrat-fuer-eher-sanfte-umsetzung from 8.15 min.     

Statement in Washington Times about the Right-wing populists after Trump´s winning

In Europe, right-wing parties find voice after Trump’s stunning performance Anti-immigrant sentiments sweeping throughout Europe French far-right leader Marine le Pen, a candidate in France’s spring presidential elections, called President-elect Donald Trump’s victory “a sign of hope” for those disillusioned by globalization.   View Comments Print By Patrick Costello — Special to The Washington Times […]

My statements in Washington Times about “banning a political party in Germany” (24th April 2016)

German court asked to ban political party agitated by refugees The National Democratic Party organized a demonstration against Germany’s asylum law.   By Patrick Costello — Special to The Washington Times – – Sunday, April 24, 2016   BERLIN — Amid a refugee crisis and a surge of violence targeting foreigners, Germany’s highest court is […]

Live in TV-Studio for Al Jazeera English from Berlin to Doha/Qatar

9th February 2016:  Is the European Project collapsing? Refugee crisis etc.: Al Jazeera English “Insight Story”:  With me live in Studio from Berlin next to the Brandenburg Gate (background) and another guest from London; Moderator from Doha/Qatar:  Here is the live stream on you tube (all 25 minutes):    …and the report:  http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/insidestory/2016/02/european-project-collapsing-160208152608064.html BUSINESS & […]

Statement about the Spanish elections in The Christian Science Monitor

My statement on the Spanish elections in The Christian Science Monitor (Yahoo News) on 21th December 2015: http://news.yahoo.com/spanish-voters-join-europes-flight-mainstream-165507033.html Spanish voters join Europe’s flight from the mainstream No clear winner emerged from Spain’s general election on Sunday, as new upstart parties claimed a third of the country’s parliamentary seats. By Sara Miller Llana December 21, 2015 […]

Statement about the success of the French Front National in MDR Jump Radio

My Statement about the success of the French Front National (reasons, refugee Problem, German case) on the 7th December 2015 (in German): Listen here: http://www.mdr.de/mediathek/radio/mdr-jump/audio1344918_zc-1ce7208f_zs-77a05c12.html   MDR JUMP 07.12.2015, 12:10 Uhr Rechtsruck in Frankreich: Front National stärkste Kraft Drei Wochen nach den Terroranschlägen in Paris hat der rechtsextreme Front National die erste Runde der Regionalwahlen gewonnen. […]

Opinion piece (“How the Greek drama is changing Europe”) on handelsblatt.com

How the Greek drama is changing Europe  My opinion piece for handelsblatt.com on 15th July 2015 GASTBEITRAG ZUR SCHULDENKRISE Wie das Griechenland-Drama Europa verändert Bei den zähen Griechenland-Gesprächen haben die europäischen und nationalen Eliten an Glaubwürdigkeit eingebüßt. Zu krass sind sie im Dickicht eigener Widersprüche verheddert. Ist Europa noch zu helfen? Ein Kommentar. Nach Einigung […]

Here to stay: anti-establishment parties in Europe

Here to stay: anti-establishment parties in European View, Martens Centre for European Studies, Brussels my article in Springer Link, download for freehttp://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12290-015-0348-4 Public attention has been drawn to the recent successes of the far right. This article claims that a new wave of anti-establishment parties has shaken European politics. A diverse array of outsiders from […]