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May 22, 2023

State-sponsored Holocaust distortion in Bulgaria

Ildiko Otova Bulgaria recently celebrated the 80th anniversary of the State rescuing 48,000 Jews from deportation and death in Nazi concentration camps. On the surface, this reads like a nation-affirming narrative. But Ildiko Otova argues that the celebrations were merely another attempt to construct a mythology of Holocaust denial Read more
October 31, 2022

๐ŸŒŠ Hindutva fascism threatens the worldโ€™s largest democracy

Amit Singh In India, fascism is reinventing itself. It has crept through Hindu nationalism โ€“ Hindutva โ€“ and now poses a serious threat to Indian democracy, writes Amit Singh Read more
September 30, 2022

๐ŸŒŠ The fascist zeitgeist

Luca Manucci Luca Manucci argues that illiberalism and autocratisation have too readily been labelled as โ€˜populismโ€™, an all-embracing concept which simply helps to provide cover to the neo-fascist cause. This has led to surprise when a politician like Giorgia Meloni, leading a party with neo-fascist roots, reaches the brink of power Read more
August 27, 2021

๐ŸŒŠ Harnessing illiberalismโ€™s analytical leverage

Julian G. Waller Some contemporary political developments take inspiration from fascism. But analogies between modern anti-liberal reaction and earlier totalitarian ideologies tend to obscure more than they enlighten. The concept of illiberalism allows us to make cross-national, ideational comparisons โ€“ especially transhistorical ones, writes Julian G. Waller Read more
August 6, 2021

๐ŸŒŠ Back to the future: illiberal democracy feeds on fascist ghosts

Luca Manucci Luca Manucci, in a panoramic survey of the rise of illiberalism in our times, argues that this trend is feeding on authoritarian historical legacies and memories which are being rewritten before our eyes. It is an exercise all democrats should challenge, and resist Read more

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