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Right-wing populists thrive by simplifying messages in a noisy information landscape. Communication theory elucidates how misinformation polarises society, favouring certainty over complexity, especially on the political right.
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.