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The uncomfortable truths about populism

Duina, Francesco (2020) The uncomfortable truths about populism. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (05 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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Populist politicians are often accused of spreading misinformation, but does this tell the full story? Francesco Duina writes that while there is no question many populists stretch the truth, they also owe their success to their willingness to accurately describe the way millions of people actually feel and act. Anyone interested in opposing populist politicians must be prepared to deal directly with the uncomfortable truths that they voice.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2020 08:18
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:44

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