Dangerous lure of the modern populist parties

Hirsh, David. 2019. Dangerous lure of the modern populist parties. The Jewish Chronicle, [Article]

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In politics, being popular is good but populism is something different, and it threatens our democracy. Left and right wing populism have a lot in common and they are both part of the same danger. Extremist ideas like racism, xenophobia and antisemitism have returned to the mainstream.

Populism splits everything into good and bad: ‘the people’ and ‘enemies of the people’. ‘The people’ is an idea, the opposite of the material diversity of flesh and blood human beings...

Item Type:

Article

Keywords:

populism, antisemitism, anti-semitism, 2019 General Election

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Sociology

Dates:

DateEvent
13 November 2019Accepted
16 November 2019Published

Item ID:

27605

Date Deposited:

18 Nov 2019 09:54

Last Modified:

18 Nov 2019 09:54

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/27605

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