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Pegida in Parliament?

Explaining the Failure of Pegida in Austria

Farid Hafez

mobilization. This is puzzling for several reasons. First, for several decades Austria has had a dynamic and powerful radical right-wing populist party ( rrp ), the Freedom Party ( fpö ), which has engaged in xenophobic, racist, and anti

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The Alternative for Germany from Breakthrough toward Consolidation?

A Comparative Perspective on Its Organizational Development

E. Gene Frankland

institutionalization of the AfD so far. To what extent has it followed the path of “mature” populist radical-right parties, such as the Austrian Freedom Party (FPӦ) and the Italian Northern League ( ln )? Finally, what are prospective relationships between the AfD and

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Georgia Bianchi

Minister of Integration Cécile Kyenge, nominated in April 2013 and Italy's first black minister, has pushed for citizenship reform as the most important issue in her legislative agenda. This article provides an overview of Italian citizenship law and reform attempts, including the many draft legislations presented to Parliament in 2013. No comprehensive reform passed in 2013, due in large part to the fragile “grand coalition” between the Democratic Party and the People of Freedom party. Minister Kyenge's vocal support, a growing public consensus and municipal support, and a new governing coalition as of November 2013—all this points to a greater potential for comprehensive reform to pass in 2014.

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A New Blue-Collar Force

The Alternative for Germany and the Working Class

Philipp Adorf

electoral successes across most of western Europe. The Dutch Freedom Party increased its share of the vote in the country’s parliamentary election by around a third while its Austrian counterpart entered the government with its second-best result ever. In

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The End of the European Honeymoon?

Refugees, Resentment and the Clash of Solidarities

Siobhan Kattago

mainstream: Austria’s Freedom Party 35.1 per cent, Swiss People’s Party 29 per cent, Danish People’s Party 21 per cent, Hungary’s Jobbik 21 per cent, True Finns 18 per cent, France’s National Front 14 per cent, Sweden Democrats 13 per cent, The Netherland

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Pegida as a European Far-Right Populist Movement

Helga Druxes and Patricia Anne Simpson

a candidate from the Freedom Party of Austria ( fpö ) and a Green Party candidate in the 2016 Austrian presidential election and its aftermath. In the Federal Republic, Pegida has expanded beyond mainstreamed Islamophobia to proclaim an

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The “Alternative for Germany”

Factors Behind its Emergence and Profile of a New Right-wing Populist Party

Frank Decker

association with parties such as ukip and their general euroskeptic stance—let alone the hard core of European right-wing populism: France’s National Front, Italy’s Northern League (Lega Nord), Austria’s Freedom Party (FPÖ), Flemish Interest (Vlaams Belang

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Brexit, Sustainability, Economics, Companies’ Responsibilities, and Current Representations

implications that go beyond the UK’s relationship with the EU. It is an expression of the wider rise of right- and left-wing populism across Europe, including the Freedom Party of Austria and the Netherlands, Front National, Podemos, and Syriza political

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On 20th Century Revolutionary Socialism, from Poland to Peru and beyond

Jean-Numa Ducange, Camila Vergara, Talat Ahmed, and Christian Høgsbjerg

of Stokely Carmichael in the summer of 1967 came the Universal Coloured People's Association, the Black Panther Movement which later became the Black Workers Movement, the Black Unity and Freedom Party, the Black Workers Coordinating Committee, the

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David Art

probably impossible to roll back. The choice of strategies that states adopted when the radical right first appeared in the 1980s and 1990s has mattered profoundly. The Northern League in Italy and the Austrian Freedom Party thus currently find themselves