populism

The online world of Thierry Baudet and Forum voor Democratie

Article
Miah Ke-leigh
20/03/2019
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?

Alice Weidel speeching

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
04/12/2018
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
04/12/2018
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.

Meme Alice Weidel from Alternative fur Deutschland as Pepe The Frog  in the meme war

AfD’s online movements: activism or slacktivism?

Article
Emily van der Veen
01/11/2018
15 minutes to read

This article provides a detailed and analytical look at online movements related to the AfD. It shows how these movements take action and what the results of these actions are.