Tag: CAS MUDDE

Ten options for democratic renewal

     

This week’s election result makes Spain the “most solid social-democracy in Europe” and “an example against the threat of advancing populism and the extreme right,” said one observer,  referring to… Read more »

Is a populist specter really threatening democracy?

     

2019 stands a good chance of being the year that the populist project crumbles into incoherence, as it becomes increasingly clear that bad ideas have bad consequences, argues FT analyst… Read more »

Persuasive populism enters the mainstream

     

Populist parties have more than tripled their support in Europe in the last 20 years, securing enough votes to put their leaders into government posts in 11 countries and challenging… Read more »

Majoritarianism or populism the biggest threat to democracy?

     

Hope that the populist wave had peaked appears misplaced, argues Joshua Kurlantzick, a senior fellow for Southeast Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations. Over the next two years, populists… Read more »

Time to combat ‘frightening authoritarian populism’

     

Tony Blair is launching a “new policy platform to refill the wide open space in the middle of politics” aimed at combating a “frightening authoritarian populism” that he says is… Read more »

Is ‘Populist International’ Undermining Western Democracy?

     

Europe’s populists share ideas and ideology, friends and funders, notes analyst Anne Applebaum. They cross borders to appear at one another’s rallies. They have deep contacts in Russia — they… Read more »