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The Rise of the Populists

There’s some sort of Brexit debate going on in Parliament. I don’t know what the outcome of it will be, but I’m convinced that it won’t result in Brexit. And it won’t result in Brexit because the British political class … Continue reading

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Gilets Jaunes Insoumis

Back in 2010, when I learned that the EU parliament had voted for a European smoking ban, I ceased believing in the European “project”. For it seemed to me that if you deliberately organise a society to exclude large numbers … Continue reading

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Why Is Populism Suddenly All The Rage?

The Guardian has been investigating populism. It has an entire section devoted to it. And in one part it defines populism: What is populism? Populists tend to frame politics as a battle between the virtuous ‘ordinary’ masses and a nefarious … Continue reading

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