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Geert Wilders: How election victory in the Netherlands for Party for Freedom fits into a wider picture of European radical-right populism4 min read
Geert Wilders’ Party for Freedom’s victory in the Dutch election marks a historic shift with the extreme right becoming the largest party. Potential coalition talks may impact the Netherlands’ EU stance, echoing the complexities seen in Italy’s recent political landscape.
We cannot pretend to stand against the far-right while referring to its politics as “legitimate concerns”. We must stand unequivocally by and be in service of every one of the communities at the sharp end of oppression.
New Argentinian president Javier Milei promises to ‘take a chainsaw’ to the country’s crippled economy5 min read
Javier Milei, a maverick libertarian economist, secured a historic win in Argentina’s 2023 elections with 56% of the votes. Amid a severe economic crisis, his radical agenda pledges to dismantle government, respect private property, and promote free trade, sparking societal upheaval and concerns.
Italian PM Giorgia Meloni’s government, once feared as radical, reveals moderation in foreign and economic policies, aligning with the EU and the US. Challenges emerge, though, as promises face practical constraints, risking discontent.
Global concerns escalate as U.S. Project 2025 promotes far-right Christian nationalism. In Britain, Suella Braverman’s inflammatory language towards migrants, the homeless, and protesters raises fears of the Conservative Party transforming into a far-right authoritarian entity.
The Conservative Party conference has revealed the Tories’ embrace of conspiracy theories, extremism, and threats to democracy. The Tory party is moving towards far-right ideologies, attacking trans people and migrants, posing a significant danger to democracy.
Contested memory in Giorgia Meloni’s Italy: How her far-right party is waging a subtle campaign to commemorate fascist figures5 min read
Giorgia Meloni’s far-right party wants streets in Italy to be named after fascist figures and the far-right’s ‘contribution’ to democracy recognised on national days of memory.