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November 2, 2023

🔮 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
July 28, 2023

Spain’s electoral gridlock and the road ahead

Sebastian Contin Trillo-Figueroa Sebastian Contin Trillo-Figueroa & James F. Downes argue that the recent 2023 Spanish general election is likely to lead to further volatility and fragmentation in Spain on both the left and right of the political spectrum. In turn, this will make governing in Spain a very difficult task ahead in the future Read more
July 25, 2023

🔮 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
May 1, 2023

🔮 Why the populist radical right will soon embrace ecologism

Gijs Lambrechts As the intersection between the crisis of representative democracy and the climate crisis grows bigger, Gijs Lambrechts argues that climate action will soon take centre stage in the discourse of the populist radical right Read more
April 27, 2023

🔮 Brothers of Italy is not a post or neo-fascist party, but it might pose an illiberal challenge

Leonardo Puleo Labelling populist far right parties as fascist is misleading, write Leonardo Puleo and Gianluca Piccolino. Vague accusations of fascism gloss over the genuine threats the radical right poses to democracy Read more
April 20, 2023

Curb your climate enthusiasm, here come the populists!

Vlad Surdea-Hernea Far-right populist parties have become crucial actors in shaping domestic policymaking across European democracies. Vlad Surdea-Hernea argues that populists have sensed an opportunity in the increasing salience of climate change. They have turned their attention towards limiting ambitious climate policy, thereby impeding or even reversing pro-environmental progress Read more
April 19, 2023

🔮 Narendra Modi: India's 'vulnerable' strongman populist leader

Proma Raychaudhury Focusing on Narendra Modi’s populist leadership in India, Proma Ray Chaudhury argues that displays of vulnerability by strongman populist leaders can offer insights into the resilience of populist regimes Read more
April 17, 2023

🔮 We cannot ignore the populist radical-right impact on the welfare state

Juliana Chueri Juliana Chueri writes that radical right parties are transforming the welfare state, by creating a moral separation between the ‘deserving’ and the ‘undeserving’. This secures benefits to working nationals, while leaving unprotected immigrants and the long-term unemployed Read more

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