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🔮 Populism research demands more nuance: enter tribalism

February 21, 2024

🔮 Populism and the public sector in Italy

February 14, 2024

🔮 Populist polarisation might benefit democracy – as Southeast Asia suggests

February 9, 2024

'No single men please, we're Irish': why crime and security matter in far-right discourse

February 9, 2024

🔮 From radical to mainstream: the ruling populists in Serbia

February 6, 2024
February 5, 2024

Mainstream parties adopting far-right rhetoric simply increases votes for far-right parties

Antonia May The rise of right-wing populist parties in Europe led some mainstream parties to attempt to regain voters' support by adopting pro-nationalist and anti-immigrant rhetoric. However, new research by Antonia May and Christian Czymara suggests that this strategy unintentionally benefits far-right parties and not the political mainstream Read more
January 26, 2024

🔮 How populists damage governments

Mauricio I. Dussauge-Laguna Little by little, scholarship on populism and public policy and administration has shown that populists in government cause significant damage to government institutions and policy processes. Mauricio I. Dussauge-Laguna argues that Mexico’s experience under president López Obrador reinforces these findings and adds fresh (if discouraging) evidence to the argument Read more
January 25, 2024

Authoritarian U-turns in some countries, but not others

Gülşen Doğan Over the past two years, the number of people living under populist governments has dropped by 800 million. Why? Gülşen Doğan explains the factors helping to overturn authoritarian rule, and reveals why authoritarian leaders have been unseated in some countries, but not in others Read more
January 24, 2024

🔮 Unveiling the geographical dimension of populist radical-right voting

Dominik Kevický At the 2023 ECPR General Conference in Prague, Dominik Kevický and Jonáš Suchánek noticed hundreds of political scientists questioning the 'whys', 'whos', and 'hows' of the populist radical right. Here, they argue that we shouldn't overlook the 'wheres', offering a spatial perspective on populist radical-right voting Read more
January 18, 2024

🔮 The next UK election is a done deal… unless the populist left steps in

Edward Goodger In the UK, consistent double-digit leads in the polls suggest that Keir Starmer’s Labour Party is now a government-in-waiting. But has Labour’s abandonment of radical leftism left it vulnerable? Edward Goodger explores the prospect of a populist-left resurgence and its potential to transform the approaching general election Read more

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