The Far-Right and the Populists in the European Parliament
PhDr. Ladislava Tejchmanová, CSc., Ministry of Interior, General Administration Department
The author informs about far-right and populist political parties that were successful in 2014 European Parliament elections and have won the mandates. There are described activities of these parties, futher are mentioned political groups EFFD and ECR. The author also draws attention to some of European Parliament far-left political subjects. Although far-right and populist political parties have been strenghtened by election vote, their position in the European parliament, in comparison with the past election period, has not been changed at all.
Key words: far-right/populist political parties, mainstream political parties, Sverigedemokraterna, euroscepticism, anti-islamism, anti-imigrants attitudes, anti-americanism.