The affective economy of anxiety or how the German far right capitalizes on Covid-19

In Germany and elsewhere, far-right movements are making use of the ongoing pandemic in various ways and mobilizing supporters online and offline. Just last weekend, around 40,000 people gathered in Berlin reportedly to protest the German government’s measures to redeem the crisis. Reportedly, because the messages and paroles uttered at these so-called Hygiene-Demos – or … weiterlesen