A pyrrhic victory for Serbia’s ruling party

Luka Petrović, transform! europe, 19 April 2022 Serbia held a triple election on 3 April, encompassing regular presidential elections, regular local elections in a number of municipalities, and snap parliamentary elections. Due to the opposition’s...

The politics of France’s yellow vests

In 2018, the new social movement of the Yellow Vests or Gilets Janues emerged in France as a populist grassroots protests. It began on 17th November 2018 and ended 1st May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting COVID-19...

Authoritarian populism and democracy

One of the key activities of authoritarian populism is to present the democratic system as, a system of lies incapable of representing the true will of the people. In the world of the authoritarian populists,...

The populist radical right as a new class vote?

The evolution of capitalism since the early 1980s has caused the social identities built around work collectives to falter through the multiplication of precarious forms of employment, the transformation of modes of production and the...

Fifty Shades of Brown

Europe consists of about 50 states, 27 of which are members of the European Union. So, what we see on the far right are ‘50 shades of brown’, so to speak. It is doubtful that...

AfD is a liberal party

AfD (from German abbreviation ”Alternativ für Deutschland” – ”Alternative for Germany” ), though having at European level and in international media a reputation of far-right party, caused mainly by islamophobic, nationalist and deeply Eurosceptic stances,...