Hans-Georg Betz is a leading expert on populism and the radical right in affluent liberal democracies, and has written several seminal books and articles on radical right-wing populism, nativism, and Islamophobia. His academic profile can be found here.
How COVID-19 deflated the Austrian populist radical right
COVID-19 has fundamentally altered the logic of Austrian politics as refugees and the question of Islam in Austrian...
Spain’s radical right party might need some recovery from the coronavirus
Neither widespread popular disaffection with the government nor equally widespread disenchantment with the European...
In Germany, the radical right is hit hard by the virus
The likelihood that Germany’s AfD is going to profit from the COVID-19 crisis are more than slim.
After COVID-19: will Matteo Salvini lead Europe’s radical right?
Salvini’s showcasing of religious devotion and rhetoric about the pandemic are part of a political strategy aimed at...
Will France's Marine Le Pen be a profiteer or victim of the pandemic?
Is it reasonable to expect that the radical populist right is going to make somewhat of a comeback after the...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Saviours of the nation? – on the breakthrough of the radical populist right in Spain
Attacking the symptom (i.e., the populist radical right) is not going to do the trick – not in Spain, not in the...