Right Rising

Understanding Radical Right Extremism

About the show

Right-wing authoritarian and extremist movements are on the march worldwide. This podcast will host some of the globe's leading experts on the radical right to help us understand the development of these extremists. Each episode, hosts and guests bring their specialist insights to break down the critical people, places, organizations, actions, and ideas of the radical right. Produced by the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right

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  • The Evolving Political Agenda of the Radical Right

    October 27th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  34 mins 2 secs
    extremism, history, populism, right-wing

    Guest Alessio Scopelliti joins Right Rising to discuss the programmatic flexibility of the radical right. Alessio breaks down the particular way radical right political party agendas evolve through the case studies of the National Front in France and the Northern League in Italy. What, we ask, forces far-right parties to change their political platforms?

  • The Ethics of Studying the Far Right

    October 13th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 22 secs
    extremism, history, populism, right-wing

    Guests Ashton Kingdon and Ashley Mattheis join Right Rising to discuss the ethical implications of studying the far right. Ashton and Ashley break down the particular burdens scholars face researching extremism online, including researcher safety and mental wellbeing. How, we ask, do we rethink the responsibilities institutions hold for protecting their reachers?

  • The White Power Music Scene - Funding the Extreme Right

    September 29th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  18 mins 22 secs
    extremism, history, populism, right-wing

    Guest Maximilian Kreter joins Right Rising to discuss how the white power music scene funds and sustains the extreme right. Maximilian breaks down the various financial strategies within the white power music scene. He explains how concerts become crucial meet-ups that feed radical right organizing.

  • Youth Gangs and the White Power Movement

    September 15th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  31 mins 34 secs
    extremism, history, populism, right-wing

    Guest Shannon Reid joins Right Rising to discuss youth gang activism within the white power movement in the U.S. Shannon breaks down how ingrained white supremacy within the criminal justice system makes studying and tracking these youth groups more complex and what drives white youth into these gangs.

  • Welcome Back to Right Rising: Season 2

    September 1st, 2021  |  Season 2  |  30 mins 10 secs
    extremism, history, populism, right-wing

    Guest Matthew Feldman joins Right Rising to kick off Season Two of the podcast and catch us up on what CARR's been up to this summer. Matthew breaks down how CARR's sought to bring specialist insights to policymakers, practitioners, and interested observers, specifically through the organization's broad church approach to combatting the radical right.