Maybe this new-party-with-a-charismatic-leader thing isn’t as easy as people imagined.
Posts Tagged: Populism
Jonathan Clark: Representative democracy is waning, direct democracy is waxing. So its MPs themselves who will “come to heel”
The object of the exercise is to absorb within a stable democratic practice a new element which, if unabsorbed, may have fatal effects.
Nick Hargrave: In an age of post-truth politics, moderate politicians must prepare to work across party lines
I have reluctantly concluded that there needs to be greater regulation of the veracity of claims made by registered participants in political campaigns.
“What we will have is the arrival in this country of the sort of populist politics on the extremes that we’re seeing in most other European countries.”
Grayling, Patten, the Far Right, the IRA, Brexit, the Speaker – and the difference between a threat and a warning
If two men are in a car, and the passenger says to the driver: “Look out! You’re going to crash,” he is shouting out the second, not the first.
Wages are growing at their fastest rate for ten years, and employment is at a near-record high. But qualifications are necessary…
WATCH: Brexit Britain is an oasis of moderation even while populists rise elsewhere, notes Daniel Hannan
“In which EU country does the public when polled take the most positive view of immigration?”
Daniel Hamilton: Bolsonaro, Brazil’s firebrand, sweeps the political establishment away – inspiring hopes and fears
If he wins the presidency, the big question will be which of his views – ranging from vague economic good sense to out-and-out bigotry – he actually means.
Profile: Gina Miller, Remain campaigner. Brave, quintessentially British – and “an absolute nightmare…impossible to work with”
This symbol to some of a self-righteous metropolitan elite is, in her way, a populist, who knows that her strength lies in reaching out to the people.
The President, and the wider rise of right-wing populism around the world, offers us some examples of what to do – and what not to do.
It’s time for us to acknowledge that it is a response to our own failures – and to listen to voters who are opting for it.
A weakness in this book is that its support for nation states is predicated on disappointed economic necessity.
In his new book, Peter Oborne interprets a collection of the outrageous Tweets which carried Trump to high office.
By seeing off Le Pen and electing the most ideologically pro-EU president since Giscard d’Estaing, France has changed the game.
He is a talented populist and looks set to do well in next week’s Dutch election. The question is what he will do then.