Tag: 2020 US Presidential Election

CARR-Open Democracy Event – US election: how can we challenge right-wing extremism?

As we look forward in anticipation/trepidation to the US Presidential and Congressional elections at the start of next month, CARR is gearing up a number of initiatives that hope to bring scholarly analysis to bare on the rise of right-wing extremism in the US during the Trump Presidency. The first of these is a webinar… Continue reading “CARR-Open Democracy Event – US election: how can we challenge right-wing extremism?”

The Only Certainty This Election Is That There Will Be Chaos

President Trump is laying the groundwork for a drawn-out contestation of the election and won’t commit to a peaceful transition of power. This will spark unrest. At the moment, the United States is a country but not a state. It’s a country because its government exercises legal control over an extended territory, a sovereignty recognized… Continue reading “The Only Certainty This Election Is That There Will Be Chaos”

Right Rising Podcast (Season One, Episode Four): Populism in Italy A Deep Dive

ABOUT THIS EPISODE   https://media.fireside.fm/file/fireside-audio/podcasts/audio/b/b51815b6-ee73-481c-b930-95e2903f3e96/episodes/8/82e24e1f-5d2b-4886-ae25-7e13636e0afb/82e24e1f-5d2b-4886-ae25-7e13636e0afb.mp3 This episode features the inaugural episode from the CARR Populism Research Unit. Guests Dr. Valerio Alfonso Bruno and Alessio Scopelliti join Right Rising to give us an overview of what populism means in Italian politics – as both an ideology and how it plays out in party politics. Along with… Continue reading “Right Rising Podcast (Season One, Episode Four): Populism in Italy A Deep Dive”

Could There Be Violence In The 2020 Election?

With the US facing widespread polarization and divisiveness, and President Trump’s rhetoric growing increasingly violent, the question must be asked. Advocates of democratic elections have often maintained that the ballot box is really a substitute for the gun and the bomb. Open and competitive elections offer citizens a means of determining who governs and for… Continue reading “Could There Be Violence In The 2020 Election?”