The far-right League party in Italy, rising in popularity, now faces the prospect of being marginalized by its extremist rhetoric after this summer's gamble by its populist leader backfired.
It's taken the powerful prime minister just 100 days into his second term to compromise the federation's basic foundation.
Some of the recent racist mass killers were also worried about the degradation of the environment. It's part of a old twisted ideology that mixes love of nature and xenophobia.
A traditional party and a populist movement may join forces to get Italy out of its political crisis and avoid yet another election.
Laws take time to catch up with reality. Could we program them into binary systems? It is tempting, but it is also dangerous.
Social media dialogue and reader comments on news stories suggest that the far-right's xenophobic rhetoric resonates for immigrants.
I was not at Tiananmen those weeks in the spring 1989, when thousands of students occupied the square, demanding more room in a modernizing ...
From France to Poland, the far-right draws people in with plot lines that offer fast and easy answers but no long-term solutions.
NEW DELHI — The great Indian electoral war of 2019 ended with Narendra Modi securing a historic mandate to ...
Against a tide of right-wing nationalism, Germany's Basic Law — with its emphasis on fundamental rights — is as relevant now as it was 70 years ago, when it first appeared.
Chancellor Kurz deserves credit for trying to work with the populist FPÖ. But he's also right to end the relationship in the wake of the damning scandal
Political Scientist Soner Cagaptay once dubbed Recep Tayyip Erdogan the "inventor of 21st-century ...
A recent attack on a Muslim family in Gurgaon shows how cricket has become yet another — and dangerous — metaphor of internal partitions.
From films to photography, artwork can help arouse the empathy we need to counter these dark days of border walls and White nationalist terrorism, not yet extinct, and art foments it.
Current nationalism in post-Partition India and Pakistan can't kill the spirit of the independent businesses that embody memory and history.
His record in Britain's former colonies more closely resembles that of a war criminal than a defender of democracy and freedom.
With business sense and political pragmatism, communist China probably sees more sense backing Venezuela's liberal opposition, which could seal the fate of its longtime ally.
In southwest France, the "eusko" currency has become the centerpiece of an alternative ecosystem that is not obsessed with economic growth.
Egyptian society simply doesn't recognize the reality of atheism, and often punishes anyone who declares it publicly.