right-wing extremism

Kentucky Shooting of Two Blacks: 'No Surprise,' Given the Rise of Ultra-Right

Kentucky Shooting of Two Blacks: ‘No Surprise,’ Given the Rise of Ultra-Right

November 1, 2018

Lost in the news of hate crimes over the past week was a random shooting of two Blacks in Kentucky by a white man. President Trump’s fanning of racial resentment is leading to an atmosphere where such attacks are becoming more and more common, says Prof. Gerald Horne

Far-Right Gains in Swedish Election, Continuing European Trend

Far-Right Gains in Swedish Election, Continuing European Trend

September 11, 2018

The far-right and anti-immigrant party, Swedish Democrats, increase their share of the vote from 13 to 18 percent, while neither of the two major party alliances, of the center-left and of the center-right has enough votes to form a government on its own. We analyze the result with Ali Esbati, an Iranian-Swedish member of parliament

Trump Takes Post-9/11 Islamophobia to New Lows

December 3, 2017

President Trump has caused outrage for retweeting three anti-Muslim videos from the fringe right-wing group Britain First. We speak to Aymann Ismail, whose new Slate series “Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?” explores Muslim identity and Islamophobia

Europe’s White Supremacists Have Powerful Allies

November 25, 2017

After a massive neo-fascist march in Poland and new reports of neo-Nazi influence in Ukraine, Lev Golinkin, an author who fled then-Soviet Ukraine as a child, says both the US and Russia have troubling ties to Europe’s far-right

Right Wing Parties in Europe

May 20, 2017
As a second German soldier is arrested in an alleged plot to frame Syrian refugees for a shooting attack, Liz Fekete of the Institute of Race Relations in London says Europe’s far-right movements are fueled in part by the impacts of neoliberal austerity