Who Will Make Rules for the Internet?

June 22, 2020

National legislations across the European Union — with the exception of states that have implemented their own digital laws, such as Germany and France — are very difficult to enforce when it comes to online. This is because, in the absence of overarching legislation that...

Doublespeak: Radical Right Rhetoric Today

August 09, 2015

How do radical political movements mask their racist rhetoric? Let us depart from a truism: Modern politics relies enormously upon shaping “the message” toward targeted groups and constituencies. Whether it’s the Labour Party’s “Controls on Immigration” or the Tories’ “blue...

Youth Unemployment and the Rise of Neo-Nazism in Europe

February 26, 2014

Is there a direct link between youth unemployment and the rise of the far-right in Europe? In recent years, there has been a notable increase in the number of neo-Nazi demonstrations and groups in Europe. Many commentators suggest this rise is related to the number of unemployed people and the...