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Adam Hansen

Shakespeare in an ‘age of terror’, that is, at a time of growing violent political and religious extremism. 1 As part of the current UK Conservative government’s ongoing efforts to maintain the prosperity and security of hard-working ordinary people in the

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David Farrell-Banks

these niche blogging sites, on occasion they have burst into public view in extreme forms. 1683 and Right-Wing Extremism In July 2011, a right-wing extremist 2 launched violent attacks on Oslo and a nearby gathering of the Workers Youth League

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An Obstacle to Decolonising Europe

White Nationalism and Its Co-option of Serbian Propaganda

Jordan Kiper

majoritarianism to far-right political extremism. The former asserts social primacy on the grounds of majoritarian racial composition, while the latter includes white supremacists who work to ensure that only whites exercise power ( Berlet and Sunshine 2019

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Thomas Just

Foundation has become one of the most active civil society organizations in terms of responding to the issue of antisemitism in Germany. Another organization that carries out similar work against antisemitism and extremism is the zdk Gesellschaft

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An Extremism of the Center?

Jean-Pierre Chevènement, French Presidential Candidate, 2002

Sharif Gemie

There are few politicians who can claim that they have, literally, come back from the dead. Jean-Pierre Chevènement can make a still more dramatic declaration: He is a man who has been reborn twice.

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Gerard Braunthal

Much has been written about German right-extremist groups, regardless of whether they are neo-Nazi political parties or skinheads, but little has been published about their recruitment of new members and sympathizers. As is true of any group, the rightist movement needs constantly TO replenish its ranks in order not to shrink. Thus, they seek recruits in the high school and university student populations. In the latter, they have wooed members of conservative fraternities especially. Moreover, they have sought to win over recruits and officer trainees in the German armed forces. This article assesses their degree of success and raises the questions whether the recruitment by rightist groups differs from democratic groups and whether the rightist groups pose a threat to the existing democratic system.

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Renaissance of the New Right in Germany?

A Discussion of New Right Elements in German Right-wing Extremism Today

Samuel Salzborn

In the scholarly research on right-wing extremism, the term “New Right” is one that has been used in very different ways, and often rather vaguely. This term has at least three different understandings, which frequently overlap. First, in very

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Navigating the Politics of Anxiety

Moral Outrage, Responsiveness, and State Accountability in Denmark

Mette-Louise Johansen

This article explores how a group of state employees, mainly social workers and police officers, assess threats and seek to cope with a variety of conflicting interests in their efforts to counter violent extremism (CVE) in Denmark’s second city

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Nathan Stoltzfus

understanding this case is the right-wing extremism in ongoing reports about the German police, judiciary, and military. This was illustrated during the spring of 2020 by repeated notices about right-wing activities within the German Army's Special Forces

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The “Alternative for Germany”

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

Frank Decker

antidemocratic positions. 21 The extent of how difficult it has become for the AfD to clearly distance itself from right-wing extremism is illustrated by its handling of the Thuringia state chairman Björn Höcke. His proposed expulsion from the party, initiated