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POL 777THE POLITICS OF TERRORISM AND COUNTERTERRORISMDR FABIO SCARPELLOTOPIC 6NEOLIBERALISM, POPULISM AND THE GLOBAL FAR-RIGHT MOVEMENT
OUTLINEThe GFRM as a social movement Neoliberalism, populism and the resurgence of the movementThe layers of the GFRM
THE GLOBAL FAR-RIGHT MOVEMENT
SOCIAL MOVEMENTLarge informal and fluid groupings of individuals or organizations that focus on specific political or social issues. They carry out, resist or undo social changeMobilise behind one overarching ideology, and more or less well defined political goals Implement various tactics and strategies to purse political goals
THE GLOBAL FAR-RIGHT MOVEMENTDoes the Global Far-Right Movement has a shared ideology and more or less common political aims?
THE GLOBAL FAR-RIGHT MOVEMENTIdeology Political aimStrategies
KEY CHARACTERISTICS OF GFRMIDEOLOGYNativism, a radical and exclusionary form of ethnic/cultural-nationalismthat rejects ‘alien’ persons and ideas from conception of the nation stateEthnic nationalism. ‘Primordial’ belief of a nation as immutable and fixed. Ethnocracies, or states that are equivalent with the dominant ethnic group*Cultural nationalism as a repackaging of racist ideologies. Ethnopluralism, as the narrative to preserve and mutually respect individual ethno-cultural regions*Christianity and liberalism instrumentally
KEY CHARACTERISTICS OF GFRMPOLITICAL AIMThe key political aim of the GFRM is to establish ethnocraciesis, or the political, economic, legal, and cultural dominance of titular European ethnic groups in all realms of the state and society This translates into support for anti-immigrations policies; positive discrimination in favour of natives; hard approach to law and order; and pro-‘traditional values’
KEY CHARACTERISTICS OF GFRMSTRATEGY‘White Resistance’, to resist and revert the ‘systematic and planned extermination of an entire national, racial, political, or ethnic group’*Political engagement with clear ethno-nationalist biases.