For many readers of Dante, there is in fact no connection between his writing and rightwing thinking.
The explicitly anti-democratic movement seems to have the ear of a major GOP donor – along with at least two GOP front-runners for the US Senate.
Yes, Labor has won office with an historically low first preference vote- but focussing on this might be misreading the electoral mood.
Millions of supporters of Donald Trump flocked to the far-right social media platform, where hate speech and calls for violence thrive. The US Capitol insurrection could be the platform’s undoing.
Groups promoting right wing extremism, like the Antipodean Resistance and the Lads Society, have recently dominated headlines, but they are far from the sum of the extreme right in Australia.
There is deep sadness in the Christchurch attacks, but little shock. We need to address the permissive political environment that allows such hateful extremism to be promulgated so openly.
Traditional ways of describing the ‘far right’ are becoming outdated.
Mass murders like the killings at a Pittsburgh synagogue are seen as the work of disturbed individuals. But America has allowed violence to become unexceptional, ignoring its root cause.
The US president’s comments about South Africa’s land reform stem from his view that whites are under attack from blacks.
A heated debate is unfolding on Twitter about whether it’s OK to compare middle-aged white men to boiled meat.
Gun control advocates want to shut down the National Rifle Association’s online video channel, NRA TV. A scholar looks at what its videos are actually about.
The Office for Students hasn’t even started work yet, but is already under fire for its board appointment of Toby Young.
Like the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, the murder of Richard Collins III was a symptom of violent extremism that should be treated accordingly.
Barack Obama may have chosen Mandela’s words for his tweet precisely because they offered some distance from the political space in the US.
The leader of the Dutch Freedom Party was found guilty of insulting a group of people inciting discrimination.
In the past, demolishing the dictator’s residences created a void exploited by Nazi sympathizers.
During the 1980s, press coverage of South African family murders suggested that something was ‘wrong’ with white society – and with the white Afrikaans men who were usually seen as perpetrators.
Following the Brexit referendum on Friday, the UK will be the first country to exit the EU bloc, potentially unleashing a cascade of further division.
He claims to not have what it takes to be leader, but only the justice secretary stands a chance of giving the Thatcherites what they crave.
What, exactly, are the political goals of The Satanic Temple, which formed in 2013? A religion professor attended a recent satanic ritual to find out.