What Is Populism?

By Jan-Werner Müller

Donald Trump, Silvio Berlusconi, Marine Le Pen, Hugo ChAvez–populists are on the rise across the globe. But what exactly is populism? Should everyone who criticizes Wall Street or Washington be called a populist? What precisely is the difference between right-wing and left-wing populism? Does populism bring government closer to the people or is it…

Published date: January 1, 2014
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction, Politics, Social Science

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Valuable, clarifying book by Jan-Werner Müller