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Published May 12, 2017 9:21 AM

A defining characteristic of this populist form of autocracy is the rejection of diversity and the attack on democratic institutions. Orbán is succeeding in both, Writes Cathrine Thorleifsson.

Published Jan. 27, 2017 12:22 PM

The day after President Trump’s inauguration in Washington, jubilant leaders of Western Europe’s radical right parties gathered in Koblenz, Germany. The meeting was an attempt to create a “European moment” ahead of a slate of Western European elections this year.

Published Oct. 20, 2016 11:22 AM

Germany is one of the few countries in the world that has a very effective and transparent registration of politically motivated crimes. Sadly, this often leads to the impression that such crimes are more common in Germany than in other countries, just because they are more conscientious in collecting and publishing these data.

Published Oct. 20, 2016 11:22 AM

Most of the main individuals and organizations that are described as part of the “alt-right” by the media do not self-identify as such. While they use all kind of other neologisms, like “racial realists” and “white nationalists,” they are, and always have been, white supremacists!

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Published Apr. 15, 2016 10:04 AM

“Right-wing extremism has been smouldering below the surface since the Second World War. It was ignited by the influx of refugees in the 1980s and 1990s, and now the same thing is happening again,” says Tore Bjørgo, Director of the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX).

Published Feb. 28, 2016 12:00 AM

I know what you are thinking... no, of course not. After all, the Republican Party, or Grand Old Party (GOP), is a party of the right, conservative, but square within the political mainstream.