Why nativism, not populism, should be declared word of the year | Cas Mudde

7 December 2017 @10:00 | The Guardian
The Cambridge Dictionary has got its definition and its application wrong. It conflates the term with the nativism of the radical right Last week the Cambridge Dictionary declared populism its 2017 word of the year. In many ways, that makes perfect sense. Since Brexit and Trump, virtually every political event has been couched in terms of populism, from the Dutch parliamentary elections to the French presidential elections earlier this year . continue...


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