In Germany, these problems have been under-estimated, under-reported, and outright downplayed for a very long time:
Elite German Police Unit Was Crawling With Far-Right ‘Preppers’ Gearing Up for a Race War
If you are worried about the effect of disinformation on democracy, the UK is a very scary place right now: Google bans eight different Tory election adverts as disinformation concerns mount (I think the number has risen in the meantime).
Cas Mudde thinks that nativism and authoritarianism are more problematic than mere populism. I couldn’t agree more.
If you feel CONSTANTLY OVERWHELMED BY THE FLOOD OF NEW BOOKS THAT YOU SHOULD READ OR AT LEAST KNOW ABOUT, the New Books in Political Science podcast delivers wonderful, commute-sized reviews / interviews with the authors right to your earphones.
Hidden bonus track: what you always wanted to know about Derrida but were too afraid to ask 👇
When Derrida was at Yale he used to take his students out to a bar called The Anchor. So he's holding court, glass in hand. Last orders are long past but he won't stop talking. Eventually, a waitress goes over, takes Derrida's glass, slams it down & says, "Fini, Frenchie, fini." https://t.co/zl34BJ4vzu
— Richard Riddick (@schlemiel_zola) November 23, 2019