In this file, differents aspects of AfD’s leader Alice Weidel, will be analysed, such as her image, message, support and resistance movements. The concepts of populism, enlightenment and anti-enlightenment will also be investigated.
Australia has seen Hanson call Islam a disease and belittle Asians for not assimilating and forming ghettos instead. In this essay, Bin Chen looks into the xenophobic discourse Hanson used on ethnic minorities in Australia.
President Donald Trump's populist message took the United States, and the world, by storm. His fiery, controversial use of Twitter is certainly unique. But, there is another force behind his success: Steve Bannon and Breitbart News.
Despite only holding a small minority in Australian politics, Hanson's controversial political stunts lead her to media spotlight, exposing herself not only to major public rebuke but also gaining support from xenophobic, nationalistic individuals.
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.