Bernhard Forchtner is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leicester. He is a specialist on radical right activism, especially in Austria and Germany, with a particular focus on environmentalist rhetoric by the radical right, past and present.
Published in: Countering the Radical Right: AnalysisThe far Right has moved from climate denial to obstructing climate action
By seemingly accepting the climate crisis’s existence, the far Right can use it to ‘Other’ migrants and leftists,...
Published in: Countering the Radical RightIs Germany’s AfD using COVID-19 measures to its benefit?
The German party though internally divided about the measures, is united on anti-EU ideology to gain electoral support.
Published in: Countering the Radical RightEco-fascism: justifications of terrorist violence in the Christchurch mosque shooting and the El Paso shooting
Ecofascism can be understood as a radical blend of ethnonationalism and authoritarianism, rooted in a belief that...