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Left to Right-Wing: Creation of the Far-Right in Eastern Europe

When we think about Eastern Europe, we still have very distinct images and stereotypes in mind. The Cold War painted the East in a communist red that is hard to wash off, but eventually, they tried. In the 90s, many Eastern European Countries were full of hope and motivation to transition and converge to the rich west by means of liberal policies and a free market. But tipping the scales is a risky endeavor, one that would swing Eastern European states from left to right until, eventually, the far right took over. But how did the right-wing come to fruition in those former socialist societies?
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Right-wing populism

Left vs. Right — Why Right-Wing Populism is Winning the Fight

Looking at the past two years, it is uncanny that right-wing parties have been on the rise, especially those situated at the far end of the political spectrum. While some, including the opposing parties, seem gravely concerned at this development, the question is not necessarily why right-wing parties can get more votes in elections. The question we have to ask is why are left-wing parties failing?
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AWB

God, Volk, Vaderland: What ever Happened to the AWB?

The Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB) used to be a feared force in South Africa, espousing a bizarre rhetoric of white supremacy in a desperate attempt to preserve the apartheid state during the early 1990s. Having failed in their attempt to capitalise on the breakdown of minority rule, they faded into the political shadows, yet somehow the AWB is still intact. Therefore CrowdH asks; who are the AWB, and what ever happened to this paramilitary group?
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