Welcome to the “Right Now!” blog where you will find commentary, analysis and reflection by C-REX’s researchers and affiliates on topics related to contemporary far right politics, including party politics, subcultural trends, militancy, violence, and terrorism.
“Right Now!” also provides a platform for republishing op-eds by our core team of experts (with due acknowledgement of course) which have been published by newspapers and on other blogs in order to further highlight the breadth of our work here at C-REX.
Why are some Italians shooting migrants? Far-right terrorism, anti-migrant discourse and the Italian election
Feb. 9, 2018 4:18 PM
As all parties are trying to outflank each other on anti-immigration discourse, the acceptance of a logic of migration crisis has come to dominate the 2018 electoral campaign, says Pietro Castelli Gattinara and Francis O’Connor.
Bookish National Socialists
Feb. 2, 2018 5:40 PM
If you’re gonna be a serious activist in contemporary Russia’s neo-Nazi movement, you do not drink, you do not smoke, and you do not do drugs. You exercise to build physical strength, and, not least, you read in order to train the mind and develop your intellect, writes Johannes Due Enstad about Russia’s neo-Nazi movement.
Feb. 2, 2018 5:27 PM
Many American politicians, jurists, and academics are proud that the United States protects objectionable Speech, says Erich Bleich.
The American far right is crashing after its Trump victory high.
Feb. 2, 2018 5:26 PM
While radical-right discourse dominates US politics, far-right leaders haven’t seized this moment, says Cas Mudde.
'Trumpism' is ingrained in white America
Feb. 2, 2018 5:12 PM
When he goes, it will remain.
Cas Mudde explains Trumpism.
The “Alt-Right” ideas are nothing new
Feb. 2, 2018 5:02 PM
- "but they are taking advantage of new opportunities" says Robert Futrell and Pete Simi.
What the stunning success of AfD means for Germany and Europe
Sep. 27, 2017 10:05 AM
The radical right party profited from the fact immigration was the number one election issue. But can its breakthrough last? C-REX researcher, Cas Mudde, explains the German election and the rise of AfD.