Articles tagged with populism

Tobias Hübinette

The recent electoral success of a party with Nazi origins must be understood as part of the long history of white Swedes’ desire for racial homogeneity.

Alberto Polimeni

Rather than seeking to quash “populism,” we should broaden our vision of politics and make democracies more responsive to citizens.

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Alf Gunvald Nilsen

Narendra Modi’s government has used lockdown to force further neoliberalization and continue its assault on pro-democracy activists.

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Adom Getachew

A political appeal to “the people” is a central element of democratic societies. Can we imagine a revitalized, multiracial populist politics today?

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Samuel Clowes Huneke

Germany’s official policy of shame about its past is a model the United States should adopt. But it won’t protect either country from far-right extremism.

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Yuliya Komska

Far-right leaders often call for one nation united under one language. At the same time, they have always been good at using translation to spread their politics.

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Udi Greenberg

The political philosophy embraced by Germany’s leading party helped reunite Europe after World War II. Can it guide us safely away from today’s populism—or did it cause it?

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Yuliya Komska

As Germans learned after World War II, combatting fascist language is harder than just deleting offending terms. Can we find a creative solution that serves today’s needs?

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Jason Frank

The charge of populism says at least as much about those making it as it does about their opponents.

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David Runciman Joshua Cohen

Joshua Cohen talks to David Runciman about his new book, political action, and finding hope in the end of democracy.