Uniting Germany’s Radical Right

September 27, 2018

While protests against Islam, migration and asylum seekers serve as a common denominator, there is little coherence in formulating a right-wing “alternative for Germany.” The recent right-wing surge in Germany is marked by an increasing degree of dispersal among radical-right actors. New...

Alternative for Germany and the Myth of National Rebirth

September 13, 2018

Founded in 2013 in response to the eurozone crisis, the party evolved through various stages, increasingly campaigning on a nativist ticket. Revolutionary fascists and (nominally) democratic radical-right actors have long told apocalyptic stories of national decline, of the ever-growing threat...

The Transformation of the Northern League

August 21, 2018

The trajectory of Italy's Northern League party is a case study of the complex ways in which perceptions of regional, national and ethnic identity operates in the contemporary politics of the radical right. If you visited Venice in the spring of 2006 during the Italian elections, you could see...