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Posts Tagged: Populism
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.
Popular anger won’t fade whilst the system excessively rewards the very few.
France’s choice, then: economic (global) liberalism, versus (communitarian) promises of welfarism and border control. Remind you of anything?
Rebecca Coulson: Beware wanting to surrender democracy. For once you’ve done so, you may not get it back.
Only in a place or time where you hadn’t witnessed the effects on people of a lack of choice might you be willing to countenance it yourself.
When the moral case is made for high levels of immigration, the negative impact of mass emigration on the countries left behind always seems to be forgotten.
One historical study has found that, on average, authoritarian parties surge by around 30 per cent as the economic consequences play out.