Verschlagwortet: Elections

Marine Le Pen and Alice Weidel, in the background a wall with crumbling paint depicting the flag of the european union

Remember the SS? Far-Right Populism and Collective Memory in Europe

by Katarina Ristić In the wake of the recent European elections, far-right parties are grappling with internal conflicts over historical narratives. Marine Le Pen’s Rassemblement National severed ties with Germany’s Alternative for Germany, following controversial remarks about the Nazi past by the AfD’s Maximilian Krah. This incident highlights the delicate...

Democratic South Africa at 30 years: Battling state capture and ethno-racial populism

By Christi van der Westhuizen South Africa’s seventh democratic election sees the country teetering amid several simultaneous crises. The ruling African National Congress has failed in addressing the colonial and apartheid legacies of severe under-development and socio-economic inequality. Its attempts at imposing a Leninist-influenced African nationalist hegemony on the state...

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