The surprise winner of the opposition primaries does not align himself with any political party.
Zemmour’s statements about universalism, assimilation and “separatism” have deep roots in the history of the French Republic.
The race was tighter than expected but the signs are not good for incumbent Andrej Babiš, especially with his ally in intensive care.
The ‘illiberal democracy’ model being followed in Hungary may appear all the more appealing following a very important election.
It’s true that PPC Leader Maxime Bernier failed to get re-elected in his own riding and that the Maverick Party only gained a scattering of votes. But that hardly means populism is defeated in Canada.
As Canadians head to the polls, some are seeking new direction. One they claim promises to be “for the people.” And some are part of far right groups who are calling for a populist movement.
Rethinking capitalism requires that the primary focus should be on the distribution of economic power as the potential leading causal factor driving inequality.
A new interdisciplinary study provides a grim warning to dictators and despots, and even leaders in democracies. Curbing press freedoms may irreversibly damage the economy.
The legitimacy of SWAPO, the former liberation movement that has governed since 1990, has been eroded amid growing corruption and a deepening economic crisis.
Donald Trump’s ticket to the White House was a coarse version of populism. Will his successors in the GOP be different – or simply present a more polished version of his antagonistic rhetoric?
The whole world saw the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. How will the textbooks read by America’s students describe what took place?
Despite moments of hope, worries about the present and fears that the future may be even worse have been rising for decades. What can geopolitics teach us about the global impact of fear?
The debate about the U.S. Electoral College pits those who think the president should be chosen via popular vote versus those who believe the interests of small and large states must be balanced.
Australia has its own populist tradition. Unlike the US, it is about protecting Australians from the outside world, not asserting their liberties.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.