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European far-right populist movements energized by Britain's 'Brexit' vote and Trump's victory

European far-right populist movements energized by Britain's 'Brexit' vote and Trump's victory

The online denunciations pile up daily: Muslims can’t be trusted. Neither can the mainstream media. The elites have run amok. Institutions are out of touch with the will of the people.

It might sound a lot like the hubbub surrounding last month’s U.S. presidential vote. But this time, the balloting is in Austria, which on Sunday will become the latest testing ground for European far-right populist movements energized by Britain’s June vote to exit the 28-nation European Union — and the November election victory of Donald Trump.

The rise of populism — a volatile but loosely affiliated mix characterized by strident nationalism, anti-immigrant...

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