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For decades, the far-right had been relegated to the fringes of Portuguese society. The military coup on the 25th of April of 1974, which kickstarted the Carnation Revolution, overthrew a 48-year-long fascist dictatorship. Most of the electorate then stood on the left or centre-left and the far-right parties never managed to reach the Parliament, despite …

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For decades, the far-right had been relegated to the fringes of Portuguese society. The military coup on the 25th of April of 1974, which kickstarted the Carnation Revolution, overthrew a 48-year-long fascist dictatorship. Most of the electorate then stood on the left or centre-left and the far-right parties never managed to reach the Parliament, despite …

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June 2022

Far-right narratives (“great substitution/replacement”, “gender ideology”, and transphobia, etc.) continue to gain prominence in Portuguese society, either through the publication of opinion pieces in traditional media or through multi-platform media campaigns. This is a direct consequence of Chega’s rise from one to 12 deputies in the Portuguese parliament. Their ideas and policy proposals continue the …

May 2022

Since Russia invaded Ukraine, Chega has limited itself significantly to silence. They condemned the invasion but said little more, primarily because of the close connections with Marine Le Pen, from the French Front National and Matteo Salvini, from the Italian Liga. The latter have both received money from Russia. But the silence was broken. Chega …

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Portugal | 06/07/2022

Setenta e Quatro

A project of the Sententa e Quatro that mapped the universe of symbols and far-right organizations between 1974 and 2021 in Portugal.