Mario Peucker

Senior Research Fellow
Mario Peucker is a senior research fellow at the Institute for Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities (ISILC) at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia, and a senior fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR). He has conducted empirical research on radical political movements, hate crime, and citizenship, both in Europe and Australia, since 2003.

The Complex Role of Racism Within the Radical Right

March 04, 2021

Several political parties and governments around the world have centered their commitment to countering the radical right on tackling hate and racism. The most recent example was the announcement by the German cabinet in late 2020 to spend €1 billion ($1.2 billion) for a four-year program on combating “right-wing extremism,...

How the Left and the Right Radicalize Each Other

February 04, 2021

The year 2020 has seen a spate of activity that has fueled the growth of far-right activity globally. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a spike in conspiracy theory communities that are intimately linked with the radical right, including the QAnon movement and anti-lockdown groups. Another such moment was the...