You might have seen the label “far-right” appear on different media sites, but what does “far-right” really mean?
The term far-right is used to describe Nazism, neo-Nazism, Fascism, neo-Fascism, white supremacy, and other ideologies or organizations with views that can lead to oppression and violence against groups of people based on their supposed inferiority, or their perceived threat to the native ethnic group, nation, state or ultraconservative traditional social institutions.
Far-right politics often includes but is not limited to aspects of authoritarianism, anti-communism, and nativism.
When looking at the term “far-right”, there’s an obvious indicator in the word “far” that this is about something that is further to the right than normal, hence why it’s also called “extreme”.
Some might use “Extreme far-right”, but that doesn’t mean anything.
You have the left and the far-left, and the same goes with the right and the far-right.
Here are some extreme traits and views that the far-right often times have but isn’t exclusive to the far-right alone: Anti-Semitic views, Anti-Muslim views, Anti-(legal)Immigration views, Anti-Race Mixing views, Race separation, Ultra traditionalism, Racism, Anti-Integration, Racial supremacist, Anti-Racial Colorblindness, Pro-Sexuality reformation, Anti-Trans stances, and anti-gay stances.
Right-wing populism, libertarianism, and conservatism should not be confused with the far-right, doing so only hurts one’s own credibility and destroys the meaning of “far-right.”
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