The European Union may today be the most hated political onject by the nationalists and the most furious supporters and radical opponents of real globalisation.
Interview of Steven Forti, Ph.D in Comparative, Political and Social History from the UAB and the University of Bologna.
The defeat of classical fascism (1919-1945) in the Second World War led to the stigmatization of the ideals of the Radical Right in the first third of the 20th century.
Since 2016, several political events have been worrying and have shaken the old continent over and over again.
Cosmopolitan nomads, a genuine product of globalisation and postmodernity, fed up with global uprooting, now appears to be disenchanted and suffering a crisis.
The rise of the Far Right and nationalism in Europe is not a passing fad, rather it is here to stay for at least a long time.
No-one denies that the DNA of Catalonian nationalism is a purely conservative affaire.
The Far Right and nationalism, although they are different realities, have common attitudes.
That our continent is going backwards is nothing new.
In Europe we have been witnessing a rebirth of nationalisms that threaten the political stability of democracies and the integration process itself.
Europeanization aims at the integration of their nation-states in favour of continental political union.
In 2004, the political scientist Cas Mudde defined populism as the spirit of the time in Europe.
Nationalism and Populism are two issues that have gained general interest in this stage of history, characterized by globalisation.
Nationalism as a mass political phenomenon is something quite recent.
Populism, nationalism and the ultra-right have resurfaced again in much of the so-called civilized world.