How do populists win?

June 3, 2019 01:00 am

Populism can win when the “other people” are narrowly defined or simply small in number, provided that they can still be depicted as posing a threat

Europe’s populist fifth column

September 6, 2018 00:30 am

Far-right populists are successfully politicizing the very institutions and legal instruments upon which European security depends

Donald Trump’s former strategist Steve Bannon plans to use a Brussels-based foundation named The Movement to support populist far-right parties in next spring’s European Parliament elections. “Next May is hugely important,” Bannon told the Daily Beast.

Stealing populists’ clothes

April 15, 2018 00:30 am

Yes, slogans like “I’ll protect your jobs” and “Make America great again” sound simplistic. But where are the sophisticated alternatives?

Populists, hark

March 18, 2017 00:45 am

Geert Wilders is in a league of his own when it comes to fanning xenophobia and playing on people’s fears.