|Author (Person)||Enyedi, Zsolt, Fitzgibbon, John, Mouffe, Chantal, Stavrakakis, Yannis, Wodak, Ruth|
|Publisher||The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)|
|Series Title||EUROPP Blog|
|Content Type||Blog & Commentary|
Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 US presidential election, the UK’s decision to leave the EU, and the rise of anti-establishment parties across Europe have prompted discussions over the role of ‘populism’ in modern politics. But is populism really a threat to democracy or is the term simply used by mainstream politicians to dismiss the legitimate concerns of citizens? LSE's EUROPP Blog asked five academics for their views.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||Democracy, Populism|