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The Rise of Right-Wing Politics in EuropeCurated byThe Features Desk
Italy may have voted in its first ever female prime minister, and its first right-wing leader since World War II. A supporter of anti-immigration and anti-LGBTQ+ ideology, Giorgia Meloni has pushed her Brothers of Italy party to prominence, despite its fascist roots. Weeks before, Sweden also leaned into the right by electing the Sweden Democrats. Here's what these political shifts mean for Europe and why world leaders are concerned over civil rights.