Day: 5 June 2020

CARR Research Insight Series: The Emotional Underpinnings of Populist Radical Right Mobilization

The Emotional Underpinnings of Radical Right Populist Mobilization: Explaining the Protracted Success of Radical Right-Wing Parties Hans-Georg Betz   In the second CARR Research Insight, Hans-Georg Betz considers the success of radical right-wing populist parties in Western Europe. Many of which were once considered ‘flash’ parties, they are now part of the political establishment. Betz… Continue reading “CARR Research Insight Series: The Emotional Underpinnings of Populist Radical Right Mobilization”

Can anything be done against radical right misinformation?

Can there be a better solution than spreading awareness and counter-narratives? In her recent article on openDemocracy, Miranda Christou¬†argues that the radical right does three things: spreads (dangerously) false information, recontextualizes acknowledged facts and research, and spreads narratives to lay doubt at the ability of others to offer their own narratives. She is right about… Continue reading “Can anything be done against radical right misinformation?”