Why coronavirus is likely to be bad news for Europe’s radical right

The Covid-19 pandemic may have given Europe’s radical right a perverse version of what they have long called for. Governments have closed international borders and suspended the EU’s free movement regime. The pandemic has reduced migration beyond the wildest dreams of the nativists, ethnonationalists and populists that make up Europe’s radical right. Yet, these trends are, ironically, likely to rob Europe’s radical right parties of their anti-immigration political niche.

Continue reading here from this euractiv.com article written by MPC Director Andrew Geddes and Part-time Professor James Dennison