Populism

Here’s how our international editions say the far-right and its critics are preparing ahead of the polls.
In just a few years populism has leapt from fringe protest to shaping, even dominating, the mainstream. Politics is operating on new set of rules – and we are floundering.
Right-wing populist groups, with their nativist, xenophobic messages, are on the rise. It’s time, in 2019, to get serious about taking the fight online, coordinated and united
What Trump instinctively understands – just as do all populists from Bolsonaro to Erdoğan, Salvini, Orban, Xi and Putin – is that fear wins over facts
It is essential to discard the simplistic vision of the media, presenting populism as mere demagogy
Drama in Italy is the latest reminder that we're on a journey into a new uncharted, uncertain era fraught with risk
2017 has been a year of many European elections, and they just keep on coming. A week ago it was the Czech Republic and the week before that Austria. How to make sense of these constant developments? This article has compiled a non-exhaustive list of suggestions.
Germany is celebrating the 27th anniversary of her reunification on Tuesday. After the Berlin Wall came down in November 1989, the East and the West merged into one country on October 3, 1990. Ever since, October 3 is Germany's national holiday, German Unity Day.
Businessmen might be able to achieve power in democracies by playing to these strengths. But as Donald Trump's presidency and the bumpy road to Brexit are showing, their lack of understanding of the "real world" of democratic politics is holding them back from delivering results.
Just over three weeks ago we as a nation witnessed an extraordinary election. A hung parliament and a weakened Conservative Prime Minister, combined with an unexpected rise in support for the Labour Party was the apparent, take-away result. More deeply however this election epitomised a manifestation of anger against the system. An anger that we have seen before.