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The paradox of nationalism: the common denominator of radical right and radical left Euroscepticism

By Daphne Halikiopoulou, Kyriaki Nanou and Sofia Vasilopoulou Radical right-wing and radical left-wing parties have consistently opposed the project of European integration and have succeeded not only in distinguishing themselves from mainstream parties on this dimension, but have also managed to mobilise voters in European Parliament elections and win considerable support. What can explain the […]

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Extremist threat is not just about the economy, stupid

Extremis Project co-founders, Matt Goodwin and Anthony Painter, have a piece in the Jewish Chronicle on extremism and the financial crash. It argues: Recent evidence suggests that concerns over national identity matter more. Those endorsing the far right also feel that these parties are meeting their anxieties over perceived threats to their identity, values and […]

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