Matthew Heimbach, head of the Traditionalist Worker Party, has been called "the next David Duke."
A study of 13 European countries found that supporters of populist radical right parties were relatively non-religious. With the exception of Poland, higher levels of Christian religiosity were weakly or negatively associated with voting for the populist radical right.
In a world where marketing and messaging has moved online, we cannot afford extremist groups the legitimacy and recruitment possibilities attached to a formal web address. When what lies behind these digital storefronts are violent extremist groups, we have a responsibility to stand up and say no.
ATHENS ― Golden Dawn, Greece’s extremist far-right party, appeared on the political scene almost 30 years ago, but has thrived
BRISTOL -- Populism appeals to the "will of people" but is actually profoundly undemocratic. Democracy is about the negotiation of competing interests and the balancing of different values. Populism, in contrast, is a kind of mob rule. Where there is complexity, it offers simple solutions. Instead of seeking common ground, it looks to exaggerate the differences between them and us.
BUENOS AIRES -- Athens in 2015 will become like Buenos Aires in 2001. Greeks now face the prospect of prolonged capital controls, severe political unrest and eventually a confiscation of ordinary citizens' savings to finance a government's withdrawal from the world.
Leader: Marine Le Pen The FN also seeks to prioritize the rights of French citizens by implementing protectionist legislation
In England, neither the Labor nor Conservative Parties won; in France the National Front came in first; in Greece and Hungary the neo-Nazi parties, Golden Dawn and Jobbik, made big strides. The same in Denmark. And we've seen resurgent neo-Nazi, anti-Semitic, anti-minority movements in Ukraine and Russia. This cannot be shrugged off.
Although the European right wing parties have varied programs they all have at least two points in common. They are not really concerned with global warming, but rather focus their political efforts on xenophobic concerns.
Clad in black clothes, carrying torches and Greek flags, the ultra-right party's supporters shouted slogans such as "hands
The party, which rode a wave of anger against austerity imposed to cope with Greece's financial crisis, has seen several