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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.
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.
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.
The Italian government is challenging the rights of same-sex parents. The story of Michela and Viola, a lesbian couple who have had one of their names removed from their daughter’s birth certificate, illustrates the human impact of these policies.
The return of fascist discoursein Italy has been several decades in the making and owes a lot to Matteo Salvini. Giorgia Meloni has simply capitalised on his success at bringing far-right and reactionary ideas further into the mainstream.