El resultado electoral en los Países Bajos en cinco artículos… según Cas Mudde

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17 de Marzo de 2017, 21:19

The Dutch election suggests a new kind of identity politics | The Economist | 18 de marzo de 2017

"Until now, the politics of identity across Europe has been largely ceded to the likes of Mr Wilders. Mainstream parties of left and right often struggle to find the vocabulary to discuss culture, nation, race and immigration; some change the subject, others meekly ape the far right. But in the Netherlands the two parties that performed most strongly compared to the 2012 election—D66, a collection of earnest pro-European liberals, and GreenLeft, a once-fringe amalgam of radicals and environmentalists—succeeded by taking Mr Wilders on directly."

Dutch Vote Sets Tone for Coming Elections in Europe, Marcus Walker | The Wall Street Journal | 16 de marzo de 2017

"In the most closely watched Dutch election of modern times, mainstream conservatives shifted right to contain a strong challenge from anti-immigrant populists, social democrats’ voter base frayed, and fresh faces opposed to populism filled gaps in the center."

How to lose but win: 5 takeaways from the Dutch election, Naomi O’Leary | Politico.eu | 16 de marzo de 2017

"‘He got to throw out a woman in a headscarf, it’s an electoral wet dream. You couldn’t script it,’ said André Krouwel, a political scientist at the Free University of Amsterdam."

Is far-right populism winning in the Netherlands?, Simon Kuper | Financial Times | 23 de febrero de 2017

"The local distinction between deserving and undeserving asylum-seekers differs from Wilders’ hard line. The Pekelder consensus seems closer to the view of prime minister Mark Rutte, of the centre-right VVD (Volkspartij voor Vrijheid en Democratie ) party: "Act normally, or get out."

The Dutch Election Shows How Not to Defeat Populism, Cas Mudde | The New York Times | 16 de marzo de 2017

"The real story in Dutch politics isn’t Mr. Wilders’s rise, it is the unprecedented fragmentation of the political system."

Cas Mudde es profesor de la escuela de relaciones internacionales de la Universidad de Georgia, es investigador del Centro de investigación sobre extremismo: extrema derecha, crímenes de odio y violencia política, en Oslo.

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