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.
Global Compact For Migration
The controversy around the Global Compact for Migration is still very much alive. New right parties all over the world find each other in their fight against it. But what is this Compact really about? Is it really a treath to the nations worlwide? And what about human rights?
A recent South African court ruling ended the requirement to give notification to the authorities before setting up protest actions. Ana Deumert agrees and in this column she reflects on the right to protest as central to democratic citizenship.
Mark Elchardus schiet in De Morgen met scherp op de Marrakesh-verklaring. Het pact vertrekt niet vanuit het categorische onderscheid tussen ‘legale en illegale migratie’. Dat is de hedendaagse antiverlichtingstraditie in vol ornaat.
Professor Odile Heynders: "The public sphere is so complicated. There are so many different opinions and sources of information. That's why we need public intellectuals. We need them to filter out information."
Five years after the Snowden revelations, we're still more concerned with technological solutionism and individualistic models of privacy than addressing privacy as a common good.
The Global New Right
The global new right is a fact. All of the world, we see the emergence of new right politicians, activists, intellectuals and movements. Interestingly, despite their nationalist agenda, they form a global network.