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What are the major takes of #EUelections2019 ? (thread) 1/7

“The 2019 EU elections will come down in history as giving birth to an embryonic form of EU political space" #EUelections2019
“The record-high turn-out across the continent proves that these elections were felt differently. The unfolding of Brexit as well as unprecedented mobilization by both political parties & civil society ahead of the vote contributed to make these elections more salient" 2/7 #EU
“While these #EUelections seemingly remained a largely domestic affair, with national referenda on governing parties, in countries such as France, Italy and Greece, these elections mark the birth of a more political Europe” 3/7 #EUelections2019
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French asked: "How would you vote if Maastricht referendum happened today?"

How they voted in 1992
Yes 51%
No 49%

How all adults would vote today:
Yes 48%
No 52%

How only those eligible to vote in '92 would vote now
Yes 43%
No 57%

ifop May 20-21
#EP2019 #EU #Europeennes2019
Among workers the picture is far starker. Among those who were eligible to vote in 1992, today no less than 87% say that if Maastricht was re-run they would vote "Non".
Here is the link to data in case people would like to explore
ifop.com/wp-content/upl…
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75/100 G. Waldhäusl fordert eine „Sonderbehandlung“ für Asylwerbern, die sich (seiner Meinung nach) nicht gut genug integrieren. Der Begriff “Sonderbehandlung” erinnert an NS-Sprache #100einzelfälle diepresse.com/home/innenpoli…
76/100 G. Nagel schreibt für d Magazin „Zur Zeit“. Die Aufarbeitung der Verbrechen des NS ist für ihn „Geiselhaft“. Er schimpft über Medien und Migranten. Auf FB träumt er von einem „offenen Krieg“, weil Friede unsere Kultur „zersetze“. #100einzelfälle oe24.at/oesterreich/po…
77/100 Kurz vor Weihnachten entsteht Streit zwischen @CaritasAustria Präsident Michael Landau und der FPÖ. Diese unterstellt diese der Hilfsorganisation, eine „Asylindustrie“ zu betreiben und aus „Profitgier“ zu handeln. #100einzelfälle kleinezeitung.at/politik/politi…
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Pakistan welcomes the re-election of India PM Narendra Modi to a second term. He makes Indian history. In this #thread, I explain why Islamabad is pleased to see #Modi win & how a historic opportunity emerges to resolve #Kashmir, make peace./1
Ahmed Quraishi @AQpk #AhmedQuraishi
During the dogfight over #Kashmir skies in Feb 2019, when a #Pakistan-#India nuclear war became a possibility, unprecedented international diplomatic intervention diffused tensions & averted war. But unlike previous crises, many things changed this time. One: world listened to
#Pakistan this time instead of just listening to #India. The 6-times smaller country was always smothered under the attention that India received globally. This time, #NewDelhi overreached, crossed int'l borders to conduct airstrike inside Pak. Strike failed, pilot captured.
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Die Namen im Fall #Strache-Video werden bald allen bekannt sein: "Münchner Julian Th. und dessen Geschäftspartnerin Aljona #Makarowa" "Arrangiert hatte das Treffen der auf Immobilienrecht spezialisierte Rechtsanwalt M., der in der Wiener City residiert."
oe24.at/oesterreich/po…
2. "Besonders brisant: Anwalt M. war der ehemalige Geschäftspartner von #Krone-Kolumnistin und Moderatorin #KatiaWagner, ihm gehörte auch die Hälfte des #Waxing-Studios.

Zudem war M. vor einigen Jahren auch Konzipient des #SPÖ-nahen Anwalts #GabrielLansky."

#Strache-#Video
3. Und "Wiener Anwalt Ramin M. und Detektiv Julian H. haben Video eingefädelt und produziert"

"oe24.TV enthüllt heute um 20.15 Uhr in einer großen Sondersendung die Hintergründe des #IbizaVideos!"

#StracheVideo #Strache oe24.at/oesterreich/po…
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In initial interview before reaching ambulance, @MsNazContractor, playing the Muslim councilwoman whom Detective Carisi (@PeterScanavino) has already informed us is famous for anti-Semitic remarks, tells him & Detective Rollins (@KelliGiddish) that "those people" are responsible
for her assault. Thus, she confirms her antisemitism. The councilwoman is an barely concealed stand-in for Ilhan Omar, a representative to the US House of Representatives from Minnesota's 5th District. ilhanomar.com @nbcsvu @SVUWritersRoom
Min 0458: A reporter asks Chief Dodds (@petergallagher): "Councilwoman Nasar is an on-the-record anti-Semite. Can you comment?" Chief Dodds doesn't contradict the reporter's assertion, thus implicitly confirming it.
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Vote for #Farage and get this. This man is Crispin Odey. He bankrolled #VoteLeave and made 220m when leave won by shorting the pound. Farage helped the markets to fluctuate when he 'conceded' the referendum early. You are being used to fill their pockets. #BrexitParty #EUElection
Odey also has links to Rees-Mogg. He helped Jacob set up his hedge fund, and also helped towards his election costs. They are all in this together, they pretend to care about the working-class, but in truth they are exploiting us to make more money. ft.com/content/a42110…
Thank you to everyone that has RT this so far, please keep sharing it, it may help some people change their minds about the #EUElections2019

channel4.com/press/news/bre…
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11. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey,Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Jordan, Nato in Syria

#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstChildren #CrimesAgainstHumanity
1. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Jordan, Nato in Syria 😉👇🏼
2. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Jordan, Nato in Syria 😉👇🏼
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@_aLFRe_ @derbeHotline @TajanaGudenus 1. Why do I have a problem?
I'm in Germany.
But would not rule out intelligence services being involved in the #Strache-Video.
@cicero_online mentions #Mossad (Israeli secret service) - I'm not certain.
German #BND - I would not rule out!
#IbizaGate
@_aLFRe_ @derbeHotline @TajanaGudenus @cicero_online 2. #Boehmermann (GER comedian): Knew about #Strache-Leak in April 2019, but I think this is too big for him.
"Zentrum für Politische Schönheit" (#ZPS from #Ruch, is a far left leaning outfit engaged in "political happenings") may be involved. I also posted names.
@_aLFRe_ @derbeHotline @TajanaGudenus @cicero_online 3. My take: The #Strache-Video
- was planned for a long time
- planning includes befriending & gaining the trust of #Gudenus
- Gudenus introduced the "fake billionaire" to #Strache
- the #villa had to be set up (cameras & more): Ask re owner, who rented it out?
#IbizaGate
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India (Bhārat), aka Republic of India (Bhārat Gaṇarājya) constitutes a mosaic of paradoxes and contradictions starting with the existence of gigantic socio-economic disparities which are in sharp contrast with the spectacular technological development in most productive sectors.
Such contradictions reflect significant measurement discrepancies which, in India's case, could be on the order of hundreds of millions of people.
Furthermore, there is the problem of Islamic terrorists, who are trained abroad and find easy fuel in the contradictions within it.
Finally, there’s agriculture which, by some estimates, accounts for 90% of India’s water consumption. Farmers meet irrigation demands by indiscriminately extracting groundwater, which some say accounts for a quarter of the world’s groundwater usage.
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1/ In addition to the daring choice of title, this policy paper lacks crucial basic assumptions about the current situation in #Syria and thus suggests that there may be a more reasonable alternative to the #EU's sanctions policy against the regime.
ecfr.eu/publications/s…
2/ The final note emphasizes that the interviews are intended to highlight the views of people from the territories held by the regime, but doesnt make a clear distinction between the opinion of Assad loyalists, who gain clear advantage of Assad's rule
atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/syriasou…
3/ & the opinion of people who, due to the existential hardship in the opposition areas & the fear of a brutal war of attrition, have found their way into these areas. A choice which is accompanied by an as-if loyalty to ensure the safety of one's own life atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/syriasou…
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Dear MAGA friends, QAnons and European Patriots. What is your take on Steve Bannon? I just researched a little bit and find it more than interesting what is unfolding right before our eyes:

Bannon rivals George Soros

#QAnon
(2) From the beginning: In August 2010 Andrew Breitbart told, that he was "committed to the destruction of the old media guard." Former executive chairman: Steve Bannon.

#QAnon

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breitbart…
(3) On 28 Feb 2012 Andrew Breitbart tweeted "How much longer until they kill me...?" Which was only two days (!) before his death. Coincidence? Steve Bannon would then become the head of Breitbart News.

#QAnon #pizzagate
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Despite all the tough rhetoric, #Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic, tells top political & military officials in a religious-type meeting an hour ago in #Tehran that #Iran does not want a war with #America.

Nothing surprising here. The ayatollahs long abandoned the slogan Great Satan for the #US and actively sought strong ties with #Washington under #Obama WH. In #Afghanistan & #Iraq, the #IRGC & Gen. Soleimani quietly cooperated with US military & intelligence, until recently.
In return, again under #Obama WH, the #US turned a blind eye as #Iran/#IRGC/#Hezbollah expanded influence from #Nigeria to #Malaysia, thru #Yemen/#Gulf, and hosted elements of #Taliban+#AlQaeda as guests inside Iran, but without allowing them to be operational.
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The Nakba: the disaster, the catastrophe, and the shame #Nabka (1
dianebederman.com/the-nakba-the-…
The anniversary of the Nakba is May 15.
"What kind of people promotes killing children, and then memorializes the murderers? 2) #Palestinians #JewHate #Antisemitism
And when wars and their terrorism failed they tried words. They tried to promote Israel as an apartheid state like South Africa. (3 #Terrorism #libels #smears #propaganda #Jewhate #InverseReality #IdentityTheft
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Some analysts seem to think, that #USDJPY must decline when/if #SP500 is to decline or crash. That is not the case! Observe yellow markings #HZupdates
#USDJPY and #Gold have strong inverse relationship. Both have formed triangles since 2015. Now - main direction will continue. USDJPY towards ~154 - and Gold towards ~800 USD #HZupdates
#Gold did bottom in 2015 - but only for a bounce! A "ZigZag-pattern" is defined by A-B-C waves. A from 2011-15 = 5 waves. B from 2015-19 = Triangle (abcde). Now 5 waves down in wave C. Decline may be very strong! #HZupdates
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🚨#Iran
The #political_coordinates of the Iranian regime
NO: 1
European JCPOA, a silver lining or a fata morgana.
english.mojahedin.org/i/european-jcp…
#USA #EU
#IRGCTerrorists @SecPompeo #IranRegimeChange #NCRI
🚨#Iran
The #political_coordinates of the Iranian regime
NO: 2
Iran’s Staged Pullout From the Nuclear Deal Will Backfire.
bloomberg.com/opinion/articl…
#USA #EU
#IRGCTerrorists @SecPompeo #IranRegimeChange #NCRI
🚨#Iran
The #political_coordinates of the Iranian regime
NO: 3
If Iran Regime Violates the Nuclear Deal, Europe Will Reimpose Sanctions.
ncr-iran.org/en/news/nuclea…
#USA #EU
#IRGCTerrorists @SecPompeo #IranRegimeChange #NCRI
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#EUval2019 mötet #sibiu #svpol

Mycket bekant med staden, bör ta lärdom av #Sverige

Varför möttes de inte i Ungern? 🤔 Inga liberala EU vänner där? 🤔

Stackare i #aktuellt förväntar sig en förbättring, ingen uppgradering att göras #hemIös som #toppexpert i IT #setech #sthlmtech
Jag menar, de har liberala EU vänner i öst-EU som får nyskapat kapital i förväntning att de skall ta emot flyktingar

Och de förväntar sig bli som väst, USA YESS 😂

Men du görs hemlös med flyktingar medan de uppvisar den fina "liberalismen" #svpol

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De flesta är redan #konservativa, var ute nu i #malmö, folk klär sig fint, pratar fint, ingen ansträngning alls för oss

Med #EU kapital vill de förändra denna #natur som från #traditionella #sibiu #svpol där vi #toppexperter hamnar under #EUval2019 #sibiu
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#China backtracked on nearly all aspects of #US trade deal - All of us that follow & know China knew that this was never going to fly. You can't negotiate with a rogue, predatory state like China. This is for the better. mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/id…
The diplomatic cable from Beijing arrived in Washington late on Friday night, with systematic edits to a nearly 150-page draft trade agreement that would blow up months of negotiations. The document was riddled with reversals by China that undermined core US demands, sources said
In each of the 7 chapters of the draft trade deal, China deleted its commitments to change laws to resolve core complaints that caused the US to launch a trade war: theft of US IP & trade secrets; forced tech transfers; competition policy; access to financial services, etc, etc.
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3. United States decided to label #IRGC terrorists. But who are the real terrorists? Who created, trained, armed & financed the worst terrorist groups in the world?

#Hypocrites #DoubleStandards #Liars #Warlords #USRealTerrorists
1. United States decided to label #IRGC terrorists. But who are the real terrorists? Who created, trained, armed & financed the worst terrorist groups in the world?
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2. United States decided to label #IRGC terrorists. But who are the real terrorists? Who created, trained, armed & financed the worst terrorist groups in the world?
🤨👇🏼
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*Thread*

To mark #VEDay and 74 years of peace in Europe, we’re telling the stories of two WW2 veterans, Sid and Franco. Sid’s from Cardiff, and Franco settled in Swansea after the war. His son Andre is a #swansea4europe member.

#EU #Peace #LestWeForget
@WalesForEurope Sid from Cardiff, now 94, fought in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany during WW2.

He says: "My main reason for everything is keeping Europe together, for peace in the world."

#VEDay #EU #Peace #LestWeForget

Watch Sid here:
@WalesForEurope Sid is AMAZING. You can find out more about his story and watch the full interview here (with thanks to @WalesForEurope) 👇

It's the BEST 6 minutes you'll spend today 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇬🇧🇪🇺

#VEDay #EU #Peace #LestWeForget

flic.kr/p/TEv4CW
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Short #Brexit thread: There's an absurd notion snowballing in hysterical columns and pseudo-reporting about Britain becoming somehow less liberal, less open, more authoritarian and less friendly to immigrants compared to #EU nations because of #Brexit.
But in fact anyone who's ever lived on the continent knows that Britain is and remains a beacon of liberalism, integration and tolerance. Leading pundits/reporters covering #Brexit are actual EU foreigners based in Britain - imagine that ever happening in Germany or France?
I've sat on high-profile #Brexit panels/discussions in London where majority of speakers, yours truly included, spoke English with a thick accent. Imagine that in Germany, Italy? In fact continental colleagues are often mystified about foreigners working in senior UK media jobs
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1. Am I the only one infuriated with the view that if @theresa_may and @jeremycorbyn agree a #brexit #customsunion then all is fine. This ignores the fact that it is leaving the #singlemarket that is the killer for business making, importing or exporting products. Why? A thread..
2/ Much of the commercial debate around #Brexit has focused on whether we stay in the #CustomsUnion or not. That is because this is the current battle between #Conservatives and #Labour. If Labour prevailed, and the UK remains in a Customs Union, then the tariff issue dies
3/ However, the much bigger problem relates to the #SingleMarket. Neither main party wants to stay in the Single Market because you can’t have free movement of goods, services and capital without accepting the same for people. But abandoning the single market means...
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The #GiletsJaunes call on all of #France to converge on #Paris to make the #1May a memorable day in the history of this movement

#Revolution #YellowVests #MacronDemission #Macron

#Paris is getting ready for a joyful day of peaceful & harmonic #LabourDay celebrations

ℹ 🔜This morning, 11 people were arrested by the Police forces do to secure measures

#YellowVests #GiletsJaunes #1erMai #1May #1May2019
So #Antifa today is the 1st of May, so again time to prove that your proverbial stupidity & destructiveness is not a rumor

Here is the starter kit for new antifas

#1Mai #1May #1May2019 #Paris
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