Tag: Matthijs Rooduijn (@mrooduijn)

Liberal democracy needs new strategies to prevail over populism


Populists have won nearly three in 10 seats in the European parliament, according to new analysis, which also shows how anti-establishment parties fell short of apocalyptic predictions, The Guardian reports:… 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 »

Radicals, not centrists, are most hostile to democracy


In a thought-provoking opinion article recently published in the New York Times, political scientist David Adler draws on two large-scale public opinion surveys — the World Values Survey (WVS) and the European Values… Read more »