Andrea Mammone

Andrea Mammone

Andrea Mammone is a historian at Royal Holloway, University of London, and currently a visiting scholar at the Andrea Mitchell Center and in the Political Science department at the University of Pennsylvania. He has widely published on nationationalism, the far right, and European politics, history and society.

He writes quite regularly for Al Jazeera, and has also written for the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, The Guardian, Foreign Affairs, and New Statesman, among others.

European Union

The real danger facing the European Union

EPP leader Manfred Weber says he will fight the radical right if elected EU Commission President. Can we believe him?

The real danger facing the European Union

Italy

What Italians should learn from Trump's America

Italy's new extremist, anti-system government has much in common with the Trump administration.

What Italians should learn from Trump's America

Hungary

The hypocrisy of the European People's Party

If the EPP is committed to the values and unity of the EU, why is Viktor Orban still its member?

The hypocrisy of the European People's Party

Austria

A far-right revival in Central Europe

The electoral success of the Austrian far-right signals a resurgence of nationalism and xenophobia in Central Europe.

A far-right revival in Central Europe

Europe

Europe's nationalist international

Europe's far-right groups and ideologues have long been collaborating across national borders to further their agendas.

Europe's nationalist international

Europe

Welcome to the world of Europe's far-right

The dream of building the United States of Europe will become an obsolete memory of the past.

Welcome to the world of Europe's far-right

Europe

Brexit and the failure of the European Union project

Granting special powers back to member states essentially mean legitimising local nationalisms.

Brexit and the failure of the European Union project

Europe

It is time to protect democracy and tolerance in Europe

The dramatic rise of the FN and similar anti-establishment right-wing parties should not be dismissed.

It is time to protect democracy and tolerance in Europe

Humanitarian crises

Right-wing nationalism and scapegoating migrants

The belief in an immigration threat did not appear out of nowhere, nor was it popularised exclusively by the far right.

Right-wing nationalism and scapegoating migrants

Opinion

Italy's summertime for democracy

Italy's scandal-ridden and corrupt form of democracy should be raising alarms for Italians and the European Union.

Italy's summertime for democracy

Italy

A post-ideological phase? Monti, Italy, and Europe politics

Mario Monti may be able to build a pro-European liberal centre-right bloc in Italy, but he still has his flaws.

A post-ideological phase? Monti, Italy, and Europe politics

US & Canada

Culture and the making of Europeans in a time of austerity

European identity is neither a fixed concept "nor is it immune from the return of hatred among nations".

Culture and the making of Europeans in a time of austerity