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Protecting Democracy and Countering Far-Right Demagogy

  There is currently much debate in many European countries about the best way to deal with public expressions of ethnonationalism, racism and antisemitism. Only a few years ago, democratic societies would publicly discuss racism, but refuse a platform for racists. However, this has been changing for some time now. In Germany, radical right rhetoric… Continue reading “Protecting Democracy and Countering Far-Right Demagogy”

What next for the UK Radical Right? Electoral Misfortune and the Rise of New Actors

2017 started as a terrible year for the UK radical right. With the leader of Britain First in prison and the far-right group UKIP tanking in the June 2017 General Election, the bluster that had put wind in the sails of Britain’s fringe political movement after the 2016 Brexit Referendum and American Presidential Election seemed… Continue reading “What next for the UK Radical Right? Electoral Misfortune and the Rise of New Actors”

Milo Yiannopoulos at the Republican National Convention Cleveland Ohio, USA, 21st July 2016 (Mark Reinstein / Alamy Stock Photo)

CARR in the News: Is It Okay to Be Gay (and in the Far-Right)?

An article for Vice by CARR Director, Dr Matthew Feldman: “In March of 2017, a terror attack in Westminster left 49 people injured and six dead or dying. While victims were still being driven away in ambulances, English Defence League (EDL) founder Tommy Robinson rushed to the scene with a camera crew to pace around outside the… Continue reading “CARR in the News: Is It Okay to Be Gay (and in the Far-Right)?”

Neo-Nazi “Broadband terrorism” in the UK

CARR Director – Prof. Matthew Feldman presents: A decade after David Copeland: Neo-Nazi ‘broadband terrorism’ in the UK. April 18, 2018 • University of Leicester, UK The threat posed by terrorism today is changing rapidly – as have methods of study of this phenomenon, including analysis of radicalisation and the ‘terrorist cycle’. This presentation takes… Continue reading “Neo-Nazi “Broadband terrorism” in the UK”

Interview: The Radical Right, Ideology and Development

An Interview with CARR Senior Fellow, Professor Cas Mudde. In CARR’s first podcast, Director Matthew Feldman speaks to Professor Cas Mudde, widely regarded as the world’s leading voice on the populist right right today. Professor Mudde has published widely on this subject, including co-authoring the Oxford Short History book, Populism (2017), while also releasing The Far-Right in America earlier… Continue reading “Interview: The Radical Right, Ideology and Development”