VIDEO: Is Right-Wing Populism the New Normal?
While it might be tempting to view the political success of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as something uniquely American, journalist Gary Younge explains that “most Western nations have their own Trump: a racist, xenophobic, Islamophobic demagogue appealing to a mix of nationalist nostalgia, patriotic myth, class grievance and economic insecurity.”
In this video from The Guardian, Younge describes the ascent of rightwing populist leaders as the result of democracy in crisis:
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