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January 16, 2024

๐Ÿ”ฎ The Sweden Democrats: no longer outsiders, but still stigmatised

Niklas Bolin Many right-wing populists are no longer considered outsiders, and are increasingly participating in or supporting governments. Yet many voters may still not perceive them as being similar to other parties. Niklas Bolin examines the enduring impact of stigmatisation, and considers how it affects the Sweden Democrats Read more
December 12, 2023

๐Ÿ”ฎ Beyond grievances: the path to populist radical-right party membership

Sofia Ammassari Sofia Ammassari argues that grievances are important in understanding why people join populist radical-right parties, but so is political efficacy โ€“ the belief that one can influence politics. We shouldn't think of members of these parties only as angry and disaffected citizens; they can be pro-active and efficacious, too Read more
November 2, 2023

๐Ÿ”ฎ Populist radical-right parties are threatening international cooperation

Motoshi Suzuki Populist radical-right (PRR) parties use rhetorical and coalitional strategies to proclaim and advance issue ownership over immigration. In government coalitions, they act strategically to upgrade their ownership and weaken constitutional arrangements. If successful, argues Motoshi Suzuki, these parties threaten liberal democracy and international cooperation Read more
October 20, 2023

๐Ÿ”ฎ South Africaโ€™s populist EFF stirs up parliamentary affairs

Ainara Mancebo Recent electoral success for the Economic Freedom Fighters means the global rise of populism has firmly reached South Africa. But Ainara Mancebo cautions that most of EFF's parliamentary efforts are aimed merely at criticising the ruling party, and exposing its failures. EFF pledges to transform the South African economy, she says, ring hollow Read more
September 29, 2023

Right-wing violence and the persistence of far-right popularity

Miku Matsunaga Miku Matsunaga and Werner Krause reveal how voters who support radical-right parties are sticking by them, despite the current upsurge in right-wing violence. Their findings raise crucial concerns about the broader ramifications of growing far-right movements across the globe Read more
September 4, 2023

Right-wing populism reaches Argentina

Demian Iglesias Seifert Javier Milei's victory in the primary elections is a sign that Argentina, previously a bastion of left-wing populism, is joining the global trend of right-wing populism. Argentina, writes Demian Iglesias Seifert, is now following the patterns we see in Brazil and El Salvador. Strong support from young men catapulted the La Libertad Avanza leader to first place in the primaries Read more
July 25, 2023

๐Ÿ”ฎ The rise of the populist radical right in Chile

Lisa Zanotti Lisa Zanotti and Gonzalo Espinoza-Bianchini explore the rise of the populist radical right in Chile, and its ideological differences from its European counterparts. They also highlight the traditional right's vital role in mitigating the mainstreaming of right-wing populist ideas Read more
June 29, 2023

The Berlusconi legacy

Massimo D'Angelo International media have always depicted Silvio Berlusconi in stereotypical ways, shaped by his outlandish behaviour and sex scandals. Massimo Dโ€™Angelo explains why the Berlusconi legacy goes beyond these stereotypes, and how it can still act as a beacon for many right-wing populist leaders around the world Read more

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