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Why Macron’s Victory Is a Triumph for Disillusionment and Populism

Why Macron’s Victory Is a Triumph for Disillusionment and Populism

Emmanuel Macron’s victory represents the reproduction of the same forces which birthed the recent wave of popular apathy and hostility to transnational elites.

Populism Marches On

Populism Marches On

The Dutch election is neither a victory for liberalism nor a victory for racism, but a victory for frustration, anger, anxiety and resentment.

Why the 2017 Dutch Elections Will Not Kick-off a “Patriotic Spring”

Why the 2017 Dutch Elections Will Not Kick-off a “Patriotic Spring”

The Dutch elections will not lead to the start of a “patriotic spring” of the European populist far right, but may instead signal a rebalancing of European politics.

The Nationalist International: Is There a Brown Network in the Making?

The Nationalist International: Is There a Brown Network in the Making?

Because of divergent nationalist agendas, the creation of a stable and unified alliance between right-wing populist parties seems highly unlikely.

The End of the Global Liberal Order?

The End of the Global Liberal Order?

The global liberal order still represents the best option for a peaceful and prosperous future, but it will need to be reformed or it will become moribund.

The Doctor and the Cure: The Crisis of Sovereignty in the Twenty-first Century

The Doctor and the Cure: The Crisis of Sovereignty in the Twenty-first Century

Contemporary populists are looking backwards, hoping to fix our problems by drawing from a medical toolkit from a previous century.

The Prince, the Pope and a Populist Moment

The Prince, the Pope and a Populist Moment

Whilst populist movements have shown to be able to exploit sacral tradition, regal and religious institutions can equally employ resources to oppose populist agendas

Populist Challenge and Political Judgement

Populist Challenge and Political Judgement

We live in an era of the devaluation of knowledge in which the difference between ‘truth’ and ‘lies’ does not count anymore; this makes electorates prone to populism.

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

In the Dawn of a New Barbaric Era

People are no longer interested in facts. Post-truth politics is advancing, as seen in Trump’s presidential race in the USA and the Brexit shock.

Trump Vs Clinton: A Post-Mortem

Trump Vs Clinton: A Post-Mortem

If party politics fails again to represent the electorate as in 2016, the only people who will be able to rise above the acrimony will be populists like Donald Trump.

“Green against Blue” – Reflections on the 2016 Austrian Presidential Election

“Green against Blue” – Reflections on the 2016 Austrian Presidential Election

The Austrian election illustrates another troubling trend: a widening class and gender divide, and more specifically a struggle about the right values.

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