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Europe’s traditional left-wing parties are battling a headwind of disapproval from their traditional supporters, and with populist nationalists poised to exploit working-class discontent, they’re facing gloomy electoral prospects.

With rage mounting over inequality, stagnating wages and rising immigration, left-wing politicians fear they are facing wipeouts in a series of elections scheduled this year.

Buoyed by Donald Trump’s insurgent election victory in the United States, Europe’s populist nationalists, such as France’s far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen, boast that 2017 will be the “year of the awakening of the people of continental Europe.”

She joined fellow European nationalists Saturday at a conference in Germany to show off their confidence as they enter a year that will see high-stakes elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany, and possibly Italy where calls for a snap election are mounting.

‘A new Europe’

“Yesterday, a new America. Today a new Europe!” Dutch nationalist Geert Wilders said in his speech at the conference in the German city of Koblenz.

Wilders harbors no doubts that Europe’s “alt-right” parties will be able to poach traditional liberal voters, much as Trump managed to do in November in America to pull off an upset victory. And pollsters agree.

Wilders’ Party of Freedom is likely to win, polls say, the largest percentage of votes in the March 15 Dutch parliamentary elections. Polls also suggest Le Pen is likely to make it to the final runoff in France’s April-May presidential vote.

And in September, Frauke Petry’s Alternative for Germany party appears on course to win seats in the country’s national election…

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Europe’s traditional left-wing parties are battling a headwind of disapproval from their traditional supporters, and with populist nationalists poised to exploit working-class discontent, they’re facing gloomy electoral prospects.

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Europe’s traditional left-wing parties are battling a headwind of disapproval from their traditional supporters, and with populist nationalists poised to exploit working-class discontent, they’re facing gloomy electoral prospects.

With rage mounting over inequality, stagnating wages and rising immigration, left-wing politicians fear they are facing wipeouts in a…

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10,463 people stranded on the northern Aegean islands
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Europe’s left-wing parties face dim electoral prospects
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Europe’s traditional left-wing parties are battling a headwind of disapproval from their traditional supporters, and with populist nationalists poised to exploit working-class discontent, they’re facing gloomy electoral prospects.

With rage mounting over inequality, stagnating wages and rising immigration, left-wing politicians fear they are facing wipeouts in a series of elections scheduled this year.

Buoyed by Donald Trump’s insurgent election victory in the United States, Europe’s populist nationalists, such as France’s far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen, boast that 2017 will be the “year of the awakening of the people of continental Europe.”

She joined fellow European nationalists Saturday at a conference in Germany to show off their confidence as they enter a year that will see high-stakes elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany, and possibly Italy where calls for a snap election are mounting.

‘A new Europe’

“Yesterday, a new America. Today a new Europe!” Dutch nationalist Geert Wilders said in his speech at the conference in the German city of Koblenz.

Wilders harbors no doubts that Europe’s “alt-right” parties will be able to poach traditional liberal voters, much as Trump managed to do in November in America to pull off an upset victory. And pollsters agree.

Wilders’ Party of Freedom is likely to win, polls say, the largest percentage of votes in the March 15 Dutch parliamentary elections. Polls also suggest Le Pen is likely to make it to the final runoff in France’s April-May presidential vote.

And in September, Frauke Petry’s Alternative for Germany party appears on course to win seats in the country’s national election…

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