The Global New Right

File
The Editors
05/09/2018

The so-called New Right is on the Rise. Trump is not an exception. Brexit in the UK, AFD in Germany, FPÖ in Austria, Wilders and Forum voor Democratie in the Netherlands: they are all local manifestations of a global phenomenon. In this file, we group several files on New Right parties all over the world. 

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Waarom Schild en Vrienden geen marginaal fenomeen is

Article
Ico Maly
10/09/2018
14 minutes to read

Schild en Vrienden kunnen we niet begrijpen als een louter Vlaamse actiegroep. In elke actie is de globale dimensie van dit Nieuw Rechtse activisme duidelijk, zo stelt Ico Maly (Tilburg University)

Marine Le Pen Fake Feminist

Marine le Pen: a fake feminist?

Paper
Nadadja Binder
28/03/2018
10 minutes to read

How has Marine Le Pen been using her feminine side? And what can we learn from FEMEN's protests against Le Pen, and more specifically against her feminism?

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From Front National to Rassemblement National

Column
Ruben Bastiaanse
15/03/2018
4 minutes to read

Rassemblement National should become the new rallying cry for nationalists in France and make Front National salonfähig. How Marine Le Pen and Steve Bannon attempt to pour old nationalist wine in new bottles. 

The online world of Thierry Baudet and Forum voor Democratie

Article
Miah Moos
07/09/2018
16 minutes to read

A paper focusing on the online world of Forum Voor Democratie, a right wing Dutch political party, and its leader Thierry Baudet. What do their online activities tell us about the party's goals?

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Alice Weidel: the lesbian against gay rights

Article
Rosalie Vaarten
24/01/2018
9 minutes to read

This article investigates how Alice Weidel, co-leader of the extreme-right AfD party and also a lesbian, is able to make her personal identity beneficial to the party.

Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen: 'Vive la France'!

Article
Irene de Groot
14/03/2018
13 minutes to read

In this article, Le Pen's image, the issues she discusses and her online media presence will be analyzed, in order to see what type of politician she truly is.

AfD leader Alice Weidel

Alice Weidel and the AfD

Article
Aniek van den Brandt
26/01/2018
18 minutes to read

This article discusses the way Alternative für Deutschland’s party leader Alice Weidel constructs her online and offline messages as a speaker for the party, and whether her personal persona aligns with the party’s agenda.