I had a chat with franceinfo about the farmers’ protests in Germany and Europe, and how they relate (or not) to the agenda of the radical right.
Dietmar Neuerer hat im Handelsblatt einen lesenswerten Artikel zum Verhältnis zwischen AfD und Landwirten veröffentlicht (Spoiler: das Programm der AfD hat nichts mit den Forderungen der Bauern zu tun) und dafür auch mit Personen aus der Wissenschaft gesprochen. Ein Wortlautzitat von mir hat es in den Text geschafft. https://www.handelsblatt.com/politik/deutschland/bauernprotese-und-afd-populistisch-und-verlogen-die-entlarvende-bauern-strategie-der-afd/100007470.html
In an interview with the ECPS, I discuss the the AfD’s trajectory from the softly eurosceptic centre towards the extreme right.
The far right is not the driving force behind the farmers’ protests, but their style is indicative of an erosion of democratic norms in Germany
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Sure, here is a joke about Max Weber:Why did Max Weber become a sociologist?Because he was interested in the sociology of bureaucracy.I hope you found it funny! As a coda to a grey and mildly depressing Sunday, I checked in with Bard to see if it was any better than half a year ago. The…
Twitter may be burning, but I’m not leaving yet (as I have said a thousand times before). Still, it is good to have alternatives, and so I set up an account on Mastodon back in November ’22 when we all felt the evil presence of You-Know-Who. But much as I like the ideas behind Mastodon…