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News from Western Europe, Monday 18th February 2013

DENMARK Interview – Spectator: ‘I may be killed if I write this’. Lars Hedegaard, founder of Denmark’s Free Press Society, speaks from a secret location after an attempt on his life. The assassin came to his home dressed as a postman. When the historian and journalist Lars Hedegaard opened his front door, the man — whom Lars describes […]

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The French Front National at 40: Marcel Lubbers

The French Front National (FN) is considered by many analysts to be the prototype of the modern radical right party family in Europe. Founded in 1972, the FN is currently preparing to mark its fortieth anniversary, and so Extremis Project is publishing a series of expert posts that examine the party’s past, present and future. […]

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New research: What are the effects of diversity on social cohesion?

A new study by Merove Gijsberts, Tom van de Meer and Jaco Dagevos, which has been published by the European Sociological Review, examines the effects of ethnic diversity on various dimensions of social cohesion. The article (£) can be accessed here, while the abstract and key findings are as follows: ‘Hunkering Down’ in Multi-Ethnic Neighbourhoods? The Effects of Ethnic […]

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Extremis Project/YouGov Data and Results

A new poll on public attitudes by the Extremis Project and YouGov suggests that significant numbers of voters remain receptive to a political party that promised to stand up to business and political elites, halt immigration, curb the presence of Islam and prioritise British values over other cultures. The key findings were reported yesterday, in […]

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Research database expanded and first newsletter published

UPDATE: The research database has now been expanded enormously with documents going back over a decade. Our aim if for the database to become the place to go for high-quality research on extremism – and hopefully we’ve made a good start in that regard. What is currently there is only the beginning. Should you wish […]

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