Covid-19 awareness event at a government hospital in Siliguri, Bengal on 21 February 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic must be managed in India in a tense economic context and with a largely privatised health system.
A British Columbia motorist approaches the U.S. port of entry into Blaine, Wash., at a very quiet Douglas-Peace Arch border crossing on the day Ottawa and Washington announced the Canada-U.S. border will be closed to non-essential traffic because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Canada's ban on foreign travellers is not consistent with the science of the pandemic or Canada's own values of inclusion and openness to outsiders.
A former education secretary says universities need to choose between being "engines for equality" or "engines of inequality".
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The French president presents himself to all things to all people – leaving voters with less meaningful choice at the ballot box.
A supporter of the Sardines anti-populist movement.
A tense regional election leaves food for thought on all sides.
The slogan that accompanied Donald Trump’s victory as president of the United States in 2016.
Deciphering the political and historical basis of climate denial in America, of which Trump is the worthy heir.
Democracy needs to apply to our economies, as well as our politics.
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Unlike older visions of economic democracy which started with class or the collective, the starting point now should be the individual
L'appel des camps, Street Art, bâtiment de la “Tour Paris 13”, avant destruction dans le cadre d’une opération de rénovation urbaine.
We have entered a resurgent age of racism wherein discrimination is globalised, normalised and weaponised.
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Both main campaigns are focusing on the enemy, not the plan, in part, because the British political system hasn't caught up with societal changes.
Scott Morrison’s government may be more authoritarian populist than strictly conservative.
Authoritarian populism has been around for a while, but this government's determination to punish some groups make the label more apt than just "conservative".
Trump takes the stage at a Make America Great Again rally in April 2019 in Green Bay, Wis. Trump and his defenders claim the ongoing impeachment process is a coup. But is it Trump who’s truly engaging in a coup?
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Since the election of Donald Trump, the United States has been experiencing a slow-moving coup that is still in the process of toppling American democratic institutions.
Before the election that secured his second-term victory, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to the crowd during a political campaign road show in Varanasi, India.
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India's Modi government has used populist rhetoric to scare the public and turn Kashmiri Muslims into symbols of terrorist violence. The news media in India seems to be following along.
Presidential candidate Alberto Fernández with his running mate, former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
Populism has a long history in Argentina, tied to the legacy of Juan Perón. Where does Alberto Fernández fit in?
The platform of the People’s Party of Canada gets a lot of things factually wrong about the economic impact of immigration.
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The populist policies of Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada show a fundamental misunderstanding of how immigration has helped Canada's economy.
Johnson, now angling hard for the feline vote.
The Conservative Party has long positioned itself as the voice of law and order – now that's been shot to bits.
When people feel threatened, they’re more receptive to politicians who espouse xenophobic rhetoric.
Some view a retreat from democracy and the escalating effects of climate change as an unfortunate coincidence. But a new study shows that the two trends may be more closely related than we think.
European Union flags at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Sept. 11, 2019.
Political chaos is growing in the UK as the government tries to manage the country's exit from the European Union. What does the EU do that so angered UK voters that they voted to leave?
Maxime Bernier, leader of the People’s Party of Canada, in Ottawa on September 4. Bernier is associated with the populist movement in Canada.
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In this election campaign, it would be a good idea to recognize the existence of social inequalities and to rethink the issues of redistribution and social justice without giving into populism.
Demonstrations against the arrival of immigrants on England’s south coast.
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It's not all about the economics – people's sense of well-being may help explain anti-immigration attitudes.
If you want to know where measles is a problem, look for countries with rising populist parties.