Europe's Populist Wave Reaches Portugal

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Zero Hedge—Europe's Populist Wave Reaches Portugal Authored by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, A Portuguese populist party called Chega! — Enough! — has secured a seat in Parliament, after winning more than 65,000 votes in legislative elections held on October 6. It is the first time that an anti-establishment party has entered Parliament since Portugal became a democracy in 1974. Chega leader André Ventura, a 36-year-old law professor and television sports personality,...

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