Interview – Ajay Gudavarthy

E-International Relations • Jun 6 2021 • Features

Ajay Gudavarthy talks about Indian politics, including the state of its democracy, secular sectarianism, militant left-wing politics, right-wing populism, the politics of a post-civil society, and the Farmers’ Protests.

Call for Contributors – Global Politics in a Post-Truth Age

Stephen McGlinchey • May 25 2021 • Features

We seek contributors for an open access book to bring together a range of chapters that reflect upon the state of global, regional and national politics in the 21st century within the context of post-truth.

Opinion – The Fragile Power of Populist Leaders in a Pandemic

Mark Juergensmeyer • May 2 2021 • Articles

Neo-nationalist populist leaders do not stand up so well when crises emerge, often global in scope, that rips the cover off of their cheerful optimism.

Review – Discordant Democracy: Noise, Affect, Populism and the Presidential Campaign

Laura Kunreuther • Feb 14 2021 • Features

Justin Patch argues that sound (particularly noise) needs to be at the center of our understanding of democracy.

The Articulation of Discourse in Populism: Understanding 21st Century Pakistan

Prashant Rastogi • Jan 5 2021 • Articles

More than an ideology, populism in Pakistan has been utilised as a strategy to mobilise people by conditioning them towards either revolution or reformation via the logic of difference.

Review – The Far Right Today

Hüseyin Pusat Kildiş • Dec 16 2020 • Features

Mudde’s book presents a detailed account of the fourth wave of far right politics and considers a range of examples that look beyond stereotypes.

Horseshoe Theory and Covid-19

Hüseyin Pusat Kildiş • Jul 23 2020 • Articles

The far-left and far-right are supposedly opposites, yet both doubt science, promote conspiracy theories, and use Covid-19 to reach people and create chaos.

Can Populism Survive COVID-19?

Bruno Theodoro Luciano • May 8 2020 • Articles

While traditional tactics of populism have lost strength due to the pandemic, it also provides an opportunity for leaders to further challenge democratic institutions and international organisations.

Interview – Adam Fabry

E-International Relations • Apr 16 2020 • Features

Adam Fabry talks about his book and research on Hungary, including economic and political changes, the origins of the far-right and alternative forms of resistance.

Democracy in Virulent Times: Symbols and the Future of National Populism

Alexandros Koutsoukis • Mar 31 2020 • Articles

Winning the battle of symbols is of strategic significance and will define the character of our nations, the future of our democracies, and the legacy of populism.

The Rise of Populism: a Threat to Civil Society?

Lucie Calléja • Feb 9 2020 • Articles

The Indian case shows that populism presents anti-elitist and people-centred characteristics with a conception of “the people” that can be exclusionary.

Right-wing Populism and the Attack on Cooperative International Security

Matthew LeRiche and Friedrich W. Opitz • Aug 23 2019 • Articles

When policies can be framed about the security of the foreigner at the expense of the local or domestic, populists and right-wing opportunists can take advantage.

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