Tag: Anti-Pluralism: The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy”

Can democratic resilience overcome populist polarization?


Political polarization is “tearing at the seams of democracy” around the world, according to Thomas Carothers, Carnegie senior vice president for studies. What can be done to overcome polarization and… Read more »

Does populism really threaten democracy?


Marine Le Pen’s far-right political party is looking to deepen its ties to a nascent pan-European populist movement in the run-up to next year’s European Parliament elections, The Financial Times… Read more »

Fear and freedom: is Western democracy in danger?


Could democracy die in the US? Is a new wave of authoritarianism sweeping the world? Is the west about to be engulfed by civil conflict? FT columnist Gideon Rachman asks:… Read more »

Springtime for autocrats: the new caudillos


  Liberal democracy is threatened by populism of both left and right, according to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. “For the first time in my life I am anxious… Read more »

The right way to defend democracy


The title of William A. Galston’s “Anti-Pluralism: The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy” makes an excellent case that the populist surge of 2016 was rooted in the economic stagnation of… Read more »