09.04.2021
How Portugal Went from Far-right Immunity to Fertile Ground for Populists

Until 2019, Portugal seemed unaffected by the right-wing populism on the rise elsewhere in Europe. But with a far-right candidate reaching third place in the January 2021 presidential election, what explains this shift and how can progressive forces provide a compelling alternative?

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03.03.2021
Draghi’s Team of Rivals

Mario Draghi has reset the agenda and forged a consensus on recovery but the real politics still lies ahead.

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11.02.2021
The Curious Collapse of the Forum for Democracy

How the paranoid political style triggered the implosion of what was a rising force on the Dutch radical right.

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23.12.2020
Pixelated Truth: Covid-19 and the Battle for Reason

The Coronavirus pandemic has become a battleground, with far-right forces leading the attack and undermining respect for nature, science and reason.

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11.09.2020
Nature Through the Lenses of a Fossil-Soaked Far Right

Reflections from a landmark conference at Lund University which examined the political ecology of the far right, and why progressives must be awake to this.

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11.09.2020
Rally Around the Flag? The Far-Right Response to Covid-19

AfD, the Lega and the Swedish Democrats have all struggled to find a message amid the pandemic. However, things might be changing.

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06.08.2020
Left-Wing Tribalism in the Face of Climate Change

An interview with political philosopher Susan Nieman on how Enlightenment values should provide a compass for political action on the Left in times of climate warming.

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28.07.2020
How the German Right Reacts to Youth Climate Activism

What strategies does Alternative für Deutschland use to discredit school strikers, and why does climate mobilising generate such a strong reaction on the Right?

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01.04.2020
Holding the Line: The Austrian Greens in Government against the Far Right

With the far right on the rise across Europe, could the Austrian coalition serve as an example elsewhere?

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26.03.2020
Fossil Fascism and the Lessons for the Greens

There’s a direct connection between the Green surge and the electoral victories of far-right populist forces. Greens must use this opportunity to fight for climate justice.

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