The return of fascist discourse has been several decades in the making and owes a lot to Matteo Salvini.
While many progressive movements have organised online, conservatives dominate because of better organisation, capital, and social inequality. France’s presidential elections are a case in point.
With the apparent slide towards authoritarianism in the U.S., Canada must be ready and able to defend and champion our democracy.
The French commentator’s heritage is providing a useful patina for extreme views.
Zemmour’s statements about universalism, assimilation and “separatism” have deep roots in the history of the French Republic.
The south-eastern region of France known as PACA has long been a centre of power for the far-right, but recent failures in the regional elections bring its future into question for Marine Le Pen.
There will be 17 parties in the 150-seat parliament – and the radical right holds more of them than ever.
Fascists, neo-Nazis, anti-Semites and white supremacists have historically been agile adopters of the internet — and they know how to use it to their advantage.
Far-right activists are usually characterised as men. But women have always played an important role in these movements.
Bringing change to universities needs to focus on systems, not people. Although online shaming is effective at removing people from their positions, it doesn’t change systems.
Incumbent governments are enjoying renewed popularity during the pandemic, while far-right challengers get bogged down in conspiracy theories.
Here’s what you need to know about the largely right-wing social media platform creeping into headlines.
Hanson has been largely unsuccessful in seeing her signature policies realised. But she has helped normalise xenophobia and racism and thus had a disproportionate influence on the national debate.
My assessment is that there are about 150 to 300 core right-wing activists in New Zealand. This might sound modest – but proportionate to population, it’s similar to extremist numbers in Germany.
Some view a retreat from democracy and the escalating effects of climate change as an unfortunate coincidence. But a new study shows that the two trends may be more closely related than we think.
Nativist rhetoric is nothing new. But ideas once considered fringe are now being absorbed into the mainstream.
Populism and nationalism are two concepts that go together today. Isolationist proposals, Euroscepticism and a definition of nation against the “enemy” are three of its main ingredients.
Rather than setting itself against the EU like many other groups, Vox sees regional independence movements as its enemy.
The growing number of self-taught, right-wing experts on the Constitution believe not only in the rights of white people, but have a comprehensive – if not comprehensible – view of the Constitution.
Dissenter enables users to comment on any web page using a third-party forum. For better or worse, it begets implications for political behaviour online.