Aurelien Mondon is a Lecturer in French Studies at the University of Bath and a co-founder of the Open Café in Bath. His research interests lie primarily in the recent mainstreaming of the extreme right, and the impact of neo-racist and right-wing populist discourse on liberal democracies. His first book, 'Mainstreaming the Extreme Right in France and Australia: A Populist Hegemony?' will be published in February 2013 by Ashgate.
The far right in France is now mainstream, and the French only have themselves (and Sarkozy) to blame
11 February 2013 05:54 PM
The results of a poll published recently by Le Monde - and demonstrating a marked swing to the far right - might be worrying, but they're hardly a surprise
12 October 2012 05:19 PM
Julia Gillard's speech this week has turned the leader of Austrailia's Liberal Party into a feminist bete noire. But does Abbot's real record support Gillard's accusations?
27 September 2012 01:36 PM
The "anti-white racism" debate is another example of France's centre right embracing the rhetoric of the far right. Marine Le Pen's time has come and she knows it.
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