Australia has its own populist tradition. Unlike the US, it is about protecting Australians from the outside world, not asserting their liberties.
On January 6, 2021, Donald Trump addressed his supporters in Washington. Shortly afterwards, thousands of them will forcibly enter the Capitol.
In his January 6 speech in Washington DC, Donald Trump urged his supporters to force their way onto Capitol Hill, is a perfect compendium of his inflammatory populist rhetoric.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in the Korean demilitarized zone in June 2019.
Donald Trump avoided a major crisis with North Korea. But the North Korean nuclear issue remains unresolved as the country continues to develop its nuclear and ballistic capabilities.
Trump supporters face off against counterprotesters at the Million MAGA March in Washington on Nov. 14, 2020.
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Donald Trump has been a populist president. Understanding populism's roots in the US and elsewhere is essential for addressing its rise and threat to democracy.
More than 30% of Latinos voted for Trump in the recent elections – a significant result, but not a breakthrough by any stretch, and it can be explained by several factors.
Rudy Giuliani, lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks on Nov. 19 at a news conference about lawsuits related to the presidential election.
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President Trump's populist control of his party didn't extend to control in courtrooms where he challenged election results. That's where the rules of politics met the rules of law, and politics lost.
U.S. President Donald Trump greets Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting in Osaka, Japan, June, 28, 2019.
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Throughout his presidency, Donald Trump has exposed the fragility of democratic institutions, mirroring a global trend in authoritarianism, and that will have a lasting effect on the United States.
Biden says his Cabinet picks will help him restore American leadership in the world.
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President-elect Biden hopes to restore America's global leadership on issues like trade, but populists in both parties may make his job a lot harder.
President George Washington aimed to unify the country with his first Thanksgiving message.
For his first presidential Thanksgiving, George Washington aimed to pull his country together in the face of the many internal divisions that could yank it apart.
Donald Trump may be on the way out, but 'Trumpism' will remain a political force. Could it ever take hold in New Zealand?
Donald Trump in the Oval Office, September 17, 2020.
If there's not a clear winner of the November 3 election and the current president refuses to leave office, here are six scenarios that could play out.
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Populists leaders are supposed to use simpler language than their opponents. A comprehensive study shows this is not always the case.
Small-scale farming creates more jobs in South Africa.This one is in Soweto, Johannesburg.
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The new initiative reproduces the core weaknesses of post-apartheid state land and agricultural policy. These have done little to improve the livelihoods of the poor.
The forces propelling the fast-foodism of politics are well entrenched.
ACT deputy leader Brooke van Velden, leader David Seymour and candidate Nicole McKee at the party’s campaign launch in July.
Climbing in the polls and less inclined to be National's political lapdog, is the ACT Party more or less than the sum of its parts?
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters on the campaign trail in late September.
His populist style made Winston Peters the kingmaker in New Zealand politics, but a new kind of populism may dethrone him in 2020.
Victory: supporters of Jair Bolsonaro celebrate in October 2018.
A new study shows how economic shocks caused by cuts to import tariff cuts in the 1990s is linked to the rise of populism in Brazil.
In Charlotte, North Carolina, officials are preparing the envelopes for the absentee ballot, which will be opened on September 4.
President Trump has repeatedly said that mail-in voting will result in substantial voter fraud. However, the real issues are related to logistics and the support by each state.
Donald Trump in front of Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3, 2020.
An analysis of Donald Trump's speech at Mount Rushmore reveals the underbelly of his constant use of heroic rhetoric.
The woeful record of populist governments in dealing with COVID-19 is unlikely to convince voters New Zealand should emulate them.