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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 30–31.
Published: 01 March 2017
... World Policy Journal analyzes the emergence of far-right parties as a political force in Europe. ANATOMY RISE OF THE FAR RIGHT IN EUROPE Buoyed by fears of refugees, terrorism, and the European Union’s open borders, far-right parties have emerged as a political force. BEFORE...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 14–21.
Published: 01 June 2018
... selling Mussolini souvenirs, which include aprons and potholders with his bald-headed image, as well as bottles of wine with his face on the labels. In 2017, a center-left coalition in the Italian Parliament pushed legislation that would make giving the fascist salute and selling far-right trinkets...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 87–92.
Published: 01 December 2017
... ultranationalist Alexander Prokhanov, who made his name as a Soviet publisher. After founding another far-right magazine in the 90s, he began collaborating with the younger Alexander Dugin, whom Prokhanov praises as “perhaps the only ideologue in Russia.” For decades, these torchbearers of the Russian extreme...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Asher Schechter The far right in Israel largely celebrated Donald Trump's presidential triumph and believes it now has the latitude to enact some of its more controversial policies. Journalist Asher Schechter examines anti-democratic trends in Israel, and argues the right has yet to offer...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 24–25.
Published: 01 March 2017
... World Policy Journal explores the correlation in France between support for the far-right National Front and the unemployment rate. MAP ROOM C’EST L’ÉCONOMIE, STUPIDE? World Policy Journal explores the correlation in France between support for the far-right National Front and the unemployment...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Terri E. Givens Many pundits and politicians blame the left's neglect of white working-class voters for the success of far-right parties in Europe and the U.S. But sidelining or deriding diversity isn't the answer, writes political science professor Terri E. Givens . Instead, mainstream left...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 42–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Ian Bateson From Kiev, journalist Ian Bateson explores how the political wing of the far-right Azov battalion uses historical artifacts and a selective interpretation of past greatness to justify its vision for Ukraine. But authenticity is not the point. For now the seal remains an attempt...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 68–72.
Published: 01 December 2016
... generation is made a political priority, it could be on the verge of being lost to the far-right populist parties sweeping across Europe. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 European Union nationalism populism Austria’s Harald Vilimsky, France’s Marine Le Pen, and the Netherlands...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Fernanda Canofre When a society fails to confront the dark episodes of its history, it leaves its past vulnerable to distortion and exploitation, argues journalist Fernanda Canofre. Brazil has never properly investigated the crimes of its military dictatorship period (1964-1985), and far-right...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ways of pushing back against xenophobic populism. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 fascism populism the far right xenophobia George Orwell After the inauguration of President Donald Trump, sales of George Orwell’s 1984 jumped 9,500 percent. The dystopian novel...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 91–98.
Published: 01 June 2017
... AKRASUTSKAYA On a snowy January day in 2016, a small crowd assembled in central Kiev to honor the fight against the far right. The gathering of diehard anti-fascists was commemorating the 2009 murder of the Russian lawyer Stanislav Markelov, who’d defended activists and victims of the Russian military...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2018
... citizens, should not be referred to as “migrants.” Sarkar and Böröcz write that Orbán, whose far-right Fidesz party has espoused aggressively nationalist polices, “seems keen to extricate the ethnonational category he represents (‘Hungarians’) from that discounted, racialized location that it has been...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 34–40.
Published: 01 June 2018
... 1987, the Progress Party has acted as a conduit for the mainstreaming of far-right tropes and ideas about Islam and Muslims in Norway. During this time, Muslims overtook Jews as the racialized “other” in Norwegian society, and biological racism was replaced by cultural racism. It quickly became taboo...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 113–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... In short, this European election displayed as vividly as any recent action the political fault lines that are opening into a yawning gulf between a fragmenting mainstream electorate and the explosive ranks of the far right and left. “A huge vote of no confidence in Europe’s political elite,” Great...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Barbie Latza Nadeau looks at the rise of far-right candidate Giorgia Meloni and the phenomenon of female-led fascism in Europe. Responding to a new biography of Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Kaya Genç traces how a nationalist poet shaped the future president’s beliefs, and in our Conversation...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 18–23.
Published: 01 March 2017
... voting for. By the same token, the true electoral preference of the French working class is “abstention”—not the far right. Many of those who voted FN can be swayed and those who stayed home need a reason to turn out. These changes in work, poverty, and inequality have been felt more profoundly...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 17–24.
Published: 01 December 2001
...-ending (EU) was obliged to back down. How will opera huffa in which governments rise dra­ Europe respond to the spectacle of the far- matically and fall ignominiously. The show right in power in Rome? Italy is not Aus­ is diverting to the international audience, tria. It is a $1.4 trillion economy...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2011
... agenda is Olivier Roy, who heads the ReligioWest research project at Florence’s European University Institute. Next, our Anatomy of Islamophobia dissects the hidden interconnections among Europe’s anti-Muslim far-right. Poet and essayist Eliza Griswold provides an iambic perspective, drawing on her...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... surveyed the unlikely bedfellows of the Polish far right. Many contributors reflected on national histories that had in some way been overlooked: Mariano Ben Plotkin examined the role of psychoanalysis in Argentina during and after its authoritarian regime, Kwame Dawes read Jamaica’s roots-reggae revival...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 9–14.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in the Netherlands. Even in France, the far right National Front candidate, Marine Le Pen, received 18 percent of the vote in the last presidential election. And then there’s Greece, with its new extremist parties born out of crisis—the far left and the openly pro-Nazi. Disenchanted by the economic, social...
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