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Europe's Far-Right

A wave of far-right politics is ricocheting through Europe.

“Never underestimate them”: A Holocaust historian’s warning about Germany’s far right

Vox, Spain’s hard-right party, explained

What the Dutch parliament collapse reveals about European migration

The far right’s gains in the Greek election, briefly explained

The far-right threat to liberal democracy in Europe, explained

The rise of Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s new far-right prime minister, explained

The far right is having a moment in Europe. Actually, everywhere.

The European country where “replacement theory” reigns supreme

Ron DeSantis is following a trail blazed by a Hungarian authoritarian

Why is it Macron and Le Pen, again?

Europe’s other threat to democracy

22 things we think will happen in 2022

22 predictions we made in 2021, and the 13 we got right

The American right’s favorite strongman

Why the alt-right loves ancient Rome

The rot at the heart of American democracy

The “Green wave” and 4 other takeaways from the European parliamentary elections

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s dramatic ouster from power, explained

How a far-right politician’s scandal brought down Austria’s government

This filmmaker spent months interviewing neo-Nazis and jihadists. Here’s what she learned.

Fascism: a warning from Madeleine Albright

A 1951 book about totalitarianism is flying off the shelves. Here's why.

Reciprocal rage: why Islamist extremists and the far right need each other

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It happened there: how democracy died in Hungary

A new kind of authoritarianism is taking root in Europe — and there are warning signs for America.

George Soros is not a Nazi, explained

I interview interesting people for Vox. Here are the 5 coolest conversations I had in 2017.

A grad student spent 12 months undercover in Europe's alt-right movement

“Trapped in a cage they had all built”: one of Greece’s most notorious leaders on the EU

Two eminent political scientists: The problem with democracy is voters

Trump ran as a populist. He's governing as an elitist. He's not the first.

6 things to watch as Macron takes office in France

France just rejected the far right and elected Emmanuel Macron

What the French election tells us about the rise of populism

A political scientist explains how multiculturalism’s “success” gave us Trump

Populism, defined in 170 words

Dutch populist Geert Wilders lost. Europe's leaders are publicly breathing sighs of relief.

Geert Wilders, the Islamophobe some call the Dutch Donald Trump, explained’s 2016 word of the year is “xenophobia.” 2015’s word was “identity.”

Nigel Farage, Brexit's biggest booster, is speaking at a Trump rally in Mississippi

Brexit was fueled by irrational xenophobia, not real economic grievances