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Pulling up the Drawbridge

Anti-Immigrant Attitudes and Support for the Alternative for Germany among Russian-Germans

Michael A. Hansen and Jonathan Olsen

consensus on the AfD was that it was a “Euroskeptic” party—a party defined by a sharply critical attitude towards the eu —rather than a populist radical right party, even though the AfD clearly had some right-wing populist elements. 16 Nicole Scicluna was

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The New Nationalism?

Antecedents of the Alternative for Germany's Islamfeindlichkeit

J Sterphone

Austria from 2017 until its collapse, due in part to the Ibiza scandal, in May 2019; and a coalition position, albeit somewhat short-lived, for Lega Nord in Italy, to name a few. 2 In Germany, the AfD began as an almost exclusively Euroskeptic party

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“Montag ist wieder Pegida-Tag!”

Pegida’s Community Building and Discursive Strategies

Helga Druxes

,000 by 12 January 2015. By 5 February, their Facebook page had 159,000 likes. About 26 million Germans use Pegida’s Facebook page regularly. 4 At the time of writing, the movement basically joined forces with the right-wing Euroskeptic party, the

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Germany and the United States

Whither “Partners in Leadership”?

Matthew Rhodes

for the first full state visit of his presidency in spring 2018) as Europe’s newly most influential leader. Even should Germany’s system quickly recover its bearings, Euroskeptic populism elsewhere across the continent could undermine its preferred

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Report from the Region

The “Anti-Gender” Wave Contested: Gender Studies, Civil Society, and the State in Eastern Europe and Beyond*

organizations and agreed to by the PSD, was meant to enshrine heterosexual marriage in the country's constitution; it failed due to the lack of a quorum. Despite attempts at pivoting toward mildly Euro-skeptic and even Christian-democratic themes, the

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Eric Langenbacher

credit. The second big campaign development was the strengthening of the AfD—despite all of the factional in-fighting and the leadership carousel. It had barely missed the 5 percent threshold in 2013 when it was a more euroskeptic party and seemed to be

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Luke B. Wood

government centered on the position the Federal Constitutional Court might take on the Greek debt issue. Beginning in 2007, the fcc appeared to some to be trending Euroskeptic, issuing concerns on the consequences of European integration for German national

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Hermann Kurthen

, something that Germany's most important allies—the United States, Great Britain, and France—have never called into question about their own decisions, as a respondent commented. Similarly, the entry of the right-wing populist and Euroskeptic Alternative

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David F. Patton

challenger parties in that it highlights issues that the established parties have neglected, 3 running on an election platform that featured anti-Islam, anti-immigration, and euroskeptical positions. The party presented itself in its program as a force for

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Joyce Marie Mushaben, Shelley Baranowski, Trevor J. Allen, Sabine von Mering, Stephen Milder, Volker Prott, and Peter C. Pfeiffer

political community might militate against the Euroskepticism, apathy, and “economic utilitarianism” currently afflicting the project of European integration. A host of obstacles are presented that impede greater integration, including divergent