Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018
World

Steve Bannon’s Planning Foundation to stimulate the far right in Europe: report

The controversial former adviser to US President Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, plans to create a foundation in Europe called "The Movement" to unleash a right-wing populist revolt, according to a report

Bannon is considering the organization rivaling the George Soros Open Foundation. , which has given $ 32 billion to liberal causes since its inception in 1984, according to the Daily Beast report released Friday.

The non-profit will be a central poll source, tips on messaging, data targeting

He told The Daily Beat that he was confident that the next few years will see the end of several decades of European integration

"Right-wing populist nationalism is what will happen." he said. "You are going to have individual nation-states with their own identities, their own borders."

He added that he had had talks with right-wing groups across the continent, Nigel Farage and members of the National Front Marine Le Pen (recently renamed National Gathering) in the West , to the Hungarian Viktor Orban and to Polish populists in the East.

The organization will probably be based in Brussels and set its sights on the elections of the European Parliament of 2019.

architect of the nationalist-populist campaign of Trump and his electoral victory, the strategist in White House leader Steve Bannon was nicknamed the "prince of darkness" and the "ghost president"

. His economic nationalism became the cornerstone of Trump's policies. After the arrival of John Kelly, the new chief of staff, Bannon's constant clashes with other advisers become untenable, as does his links with the far right. accusations that Trump encouraged the racists. Bannon left the White House last August.

The architect of Trump's nationalist-populist campaign and his electoral victory, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was dubbed the Prince of Darkness and the President of the Shadow.

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