Immigration, democracy, and the rise of the Western far right

This special episode of The Weeds was taped live at TruCon 2022! Join Dara Lind, Zack Beauchamp, and Jen Kirby for a live panel discussion about the state of global democracy. They discuss the complicated relationship among migration, the threat of the populist far right, and what this means for global democracy. 

References:
Zack’s latest piece on “replacement theory”

He also wrote about Democrats and immigration policies in 2019

And more from Zack about Hungary, Tucker Carlson, and the election in the Philippines 

Jen wrote about the French presidential runoff elections in April 

She also recommends this piece about far-right politics in Germany

The first installment of the multi-part series from NYT about Tucker Carlson and Fox News

White paper: Waking Up the Golden Dawn: Does Exposure to the Refugee Crisis Increase Support for Extreme-Right Parties? 

White paper: Refugee Migration and Electoral Outcomes 

Hosts:
Dylan Matthews (@dylanmatt), senior correspondent, Vox
Dara Lind (@dlind), Weeds co-host, Vox
Jen Kirby (@j_kirby1), foreign and national security reporter, Vox


Credits:
Sofi LaLonde, producer and engineer
Libby Nelson, editorial adviser
Amber Hall, deputy editorial director of talk podcasts

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