Extreme Right Activists in Europe: Through the Magnifying by Pieter Klandermans, Nonna Mayer

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Parties of the size of the FN, the AN or the VB would have easily made it into the German Bundestag. In the Netherlands, even minor parties can enter the representative bodies at the various levels of government. For some time the extreme right was represented in the national Parliament and in regional and local councils. But the parties remained too small and their representatives too weak to exert any influence. Belgium and Italy are the only two countries where RWE movements are well represented in the national political arena and in a position to have influence.

Soon, however, the party became a victim of its own success. As it had to fill an unexpected number of seats, it was less selective than required in appointing its representatives: many turned out to be failures, some others to be engaged in criminal behaviour. Moreover, undercover journalists began to publish articles that were extremely harmful to the party, as it turned out to be much less civilized ‘back stage’ than it pretended to be ‘front stage’. Once again the party dissolved in internal conflicts, but this time also because of the personality of the leader of the party, Hans Janmaat.

The support offered by Berlusconi for the municipal elections of 1993 definitely pulled the MSI out of its electoral ghetto. 4 per cent for Alessandra Mussolini in Naples – and conquered nineteen town halls. Next the MSI made an electoral agreement 18 Bert Klandermans and Nonna Mayer with FI, adopting the name AN-MSI. 4 per cent of the valid votes, winning 107 deputies and gaining seven Ministries in the Berlusconi government. For the first time in Europe since the Second World War, an extreme right-wing party was in office.

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