The article discusses processes of mythification employed to support Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro's controversial reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mainstream and "new" media work together in the construction of myths with political ends.
Scholarly articles written in English about populism often forget linguistic and discursive diversity. Drawing from a monolingual tradition, they tend to overlook linguistic and discursive diversity in the political processes they study.
The annexation of Crimea was regarded as a huge success by Russian Pan-Slavists and as a victory against the West. This article examines how Pan-Slavism and populist discourse contributed to the annexation of the region.
AfD (Alternative für Deutschland), the German far-right party, issued a white men Advent campaign. The political movement uses this Advent calendar to promote their new right ideology and Euroscepticism.
In recent years, January 26th has been the date to celebrate Australia as a nation. But looking back on history, and its meaning for Indigenous Australians as the date of colonial invasion, there is a growing movement to abolish or move the day.