Populism

Argentina Can’t Quit Peronismo

Argentina Can’t Quit Peronismo Argentina Can’t Quit Peronismo

With the election of President Alberto Fernández and VP Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the country is experiencing a populist-nationalist throwback.

Oct 29, 2019 / Luisa Rollenhagen

Bolivian Ballot Boxes Are Burning

Bolivian Ballot Boxes Are Burning Bolivian Ballot Boxes Are Burning

A fraught standoff between incumbent Evo Morales and his centrist opponent Carlos Mesa reveals deep popular mistrust in the Bolivian democratic process.

Oct 25, 2019 / Zeeshan Aleem

The Meritocracy Is Making Us Miserable

The Meritocracy Is Making Us Miserable The Meritocracy Is Making Us Miserable

Daniel Markovits explains to The Nation how elite education is destroying the middle class and exacerbating inequality.

Sep 12, 2019 / Q&A / Christopher Shay

Spain Coalition Talks Fail

Will Spain Follow Europe’s Right-Wing Populist Trend? Will Spain Follow Europe’s Right-Wing Populist Trend?

The left’s failure last week to form a coalition reflects deep distrust between the Socialists and their rival, Unidas Podemos—and the right is elated.

Jul 31, 2019 / Sebastiaan Faber and Bécquer Seguín

Jean Luc Mélenchon

France Unbowed Tries to Rediscover Its Populist Magic France Unbowed Tries to Rediscover Its Populist Magic

The left populist party is still looking for its place in a national debate often dominated by Emmanuel Macron and the far right. Will European elections provide a spark?

Mar 29, 2019 / Cole Stangler

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Brexit Has Made the UK a Laughingstock Brexit Has Made the UK a Laughingstock

The British political class is in crisis.

Mar 21, 2019 / Beneath the Radar / Gary Younge

Sherrod Brown Talks About Populism, Work, Health Care, War… and 2020

Sherrod Brown Talks About Populism, Work, Health Care, War… and 2020 Sherrod Brown Talks About Populism, Work, Health Care, War… and 2020

He’s repeatedly won elections as a pro-labor, anti-war advocate for civil rights and civil liberties in Ohio, where Democrats have increasingly failed. Could he win the presidency?

Mar 6, 2019 / Feature / John Nichols

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Letters From the February 25-March 4, 2019, Issue Letters From the February 25-March 4, 2019, Issue

Populism is everywhere… A worthy subject… Après le déluge…

Feb 7, 2019 / Letters / Our Readers

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Britain’s Brexit Crack-Up Britain’s Brexit Crack-Up

Why has the Labour Party listened so late and so half-heartedly to the majority of its members who support the call for a People’s Vote?

Jan 23, 2019 / Editorial / Maria Margaronis

Robert Habeck on election day 2018

These Parties Are Fighting for the Climate, Human Rights, and Immigrants—and They’re Winning These Parties Are Fighting for the Climate, Human Rights, and Immigrants—and They’re Winning

After years in the doldrums, the Greens have come roaring back all across Northern Europe.

Jan 18, 2019 / Paul Hockenos

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