Right Wing Extremism

Is it Possible to Escape the Past? Race and the Radicalization of Robert Byrd and Anders Breivik

Christopher Keith Johnson • Jan 26 2021 • Articles

In the case of Byrd and Breivik it is an internal rather than an external exercise of whether someone radicalised can compromise their own values.

Review – The Far Right Today

Hüseyin Pusat Kildiş • Dec 16 2020 • Features

Mudde’s book presents a detailed account of the fourth wave of far right politics and considers a range of examples that look beyond stereotypes.

Post-Truth and Far-Right Politics on Social Media

Hüseyin Pusat Kildiş • Nov 17 2020 • Articles

The fact that anyone who uses social media can encounter and be affected by racist, Anti-Semitic and white supremacist posts shared by far-right figures reveals inherent dangers.

‘Press the Reset Button:’ Right-Wing Extremism in Germany’s Military

Tobias Hof • Sep 18 2020 • Articles

Countering right-wing extremism within the armed forces requires a broad strategy which takes into account the rise of right-wing extremism in all aspects of German life.

Horseshoe Theory and Covid-19

Hüseyin Pusat Kildiş • Jul 23 2020 • Articles

The far-left and far-right are supposedly opposites, yet both doubt science, promote conspiracy theories, and use Covid-19 to reach people and create chaos.

Interview – Adam Fabry

E-International Relations • Apr 16 2020 • Features

Adam Fabry talks about his book and research on Hungary, including economic and political changes, the origins of the far-right and alternative forms of resistance.

Italy as the Kremlin’s ‘Trojan Horse’ in Europe: Some Overlooked Factors

Artem Patalakh • Apr 11 2020 • Articles

As Russian influence in Italy grows, Putin’s ‘Trojan horse’ in the EU reflects several societal trends, molding perceptions of a foreign policy appropriate for Italy.

Review – From Righteousness to Far Right

Alvina Hoffmann • Aug 29 2019 • Features

Mc Cluskey proposes an anthropological rethinking of critical security studies by focusing on the response of a small Swedish village to 100 resettled Syrian refugees.

The 2018 Elections and the Uncertain Future of Brazilian Democracy

Roberto Goulart Menezes • Dec 11 2018 • Articles

The shadow that hovers over Brazilian democracy today will mobilize many people within and beyond Brazil to challenge and contain Bolsonaro’s authoritarian temptations.

Austrian Elections: A ‘shift to the Right’ and a ‘mixed Bag’ for Europe

Christine Neuhold • Oct 24 2017 • Articles

Recent elections in Austria are a ‘mixed bag’ result for Europe, with the People’s Party speaking out for integration and the Freedom Party seeing ‘renationalisation’.

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

Burak Cop • Nov 23 2016 • Articles

People are no longer interested in facts. Post-truth politics is advancing, as seen in Trump’s presidential race in the USA and the Brexit shock.

Review – The Right in Latin America

John Polga-Hecimovich • Oct 16 2016 • Features

While its methodological shortcomings may raise the ire of some political scientists, this book is still ultimately a novel account of elite power in Latin America.

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