The Heat: Europe’s Far-Right

The Heat

The far-right is making gains in Europe. What’s driving its success? And what impact is it having on European politics?

Sweden is just the latest European country where a right-wing party is winning support and making electoral gains.

It’s part of a trend sweeping across the European continent as nationalism and populism gain more traction.

What is causing this shift to the right? And, how much of a challenge does it pose to the European Union?

CGTN’s John Gilmore reports. 

To discuss: 

  • Matthew Karnitschnig is chief Europe correspondent for POLITICO
  • Roland Tichy is the editor-in-chief of the conservative publication Tichy’s Einblick.
  • Remi Piet is a research fellow at the University of Miami.

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