Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of openDemocracy 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice. Previously she worked at the Guardian and was a fellow at the Center for Investigative Journalism at the University of London, Goldsmiths. Find her on Twitter: @claireprovost.

Articles by this author

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, seen here in Pisa at a meeting of the Tuscan University Movement in March, owes much of his success to the largesse of American donors, the authors argue. Views
Saturday, July 13, 2019
The American dark money behind Europe's far right
Five years ago, Matteo Salvini stripped and posed half-naked for a series of "sexy" photos that were auctioned on eBay. At the time, he was a senior official of Italy's separatist Lega Nord party. His bizarre photoshoot took place on the sidelines of a National Front conference in France...
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Friday, April 26, 2019
A Trump-Linked Super PAC Is Trying to Push Europe’s Voters to the Far Right
A controversial Madrid-based campaign group, supported by American and Russian ultra-conservatives, is working across Europe to drive voters towards far-right parties in next month’s European Parliament elections and in Spain’s national elections this Sunday, openDemocracy can reveal today. Our...
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“The scale of this meddling by U.S. extremists is shocking, but sadly no surprise to us. (Photo: Getty) Views
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Trump-Linked Christian Fundamentalists Are Pouring Dark Money Into Europe, Boosting the Far Right
According to a new analysis released by openDemocracy , Christian-right fundamentalists linked to the Trump administration and Steve Bannon are among a dozen American groups that have poured at least $50 million of dark money into Europe over the last decade. Between them, these groups have backed...
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