Dr Aurelien Mondon is a Senior Lecturer in politics at the University of Bath. His research focuses predominantly on the impact of racism and populism on liberal democracies and the mainstreaming of far right politics through elite discourse. His first book, The Mainstreaming of the Extreme Right in France and Australia: A Populist Hegemony?, was published in 2013 and he recently co-edited After Charlie Hebdo: Terror, racism and free speech published with Zed. His latest book, Reactionary democracy: How racism and the populist far right became mainstream, co-written with Aaron Winter, was published by Verso in 2020.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: OpinionFrom football hooligans to ‘one of us’: a short history of reaction
Right-wing defence of Millwall boos as a fight against ‘wokedom’ is a caricature of British working class culture.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?: OpinionFrench Republican hypocrisy and the long slow descent into reaction
Macron’s shift to the right appears to have been a long time coming. But recent events show how quickly a slide...