Tag: Ernesto Laclau

“Populism…is the buzzword of the twenty-first century,” according to Dutch sociologist Cas Mudde, its best-known analyst. But that’s largely due to our misunderstanding it, he claims. (More…)

With the results of the snap elections held in Spain on Sunday still in the headlines, new questions have been raised about the so-called “populist moment” about which so much ink has been spilt of late. (More…)

The West is getting populist, roiling politics across Europe and the Americas. Centre-right parties, such as Germany’s governing Christian Democrats, and Britain’s Conservatives, find themselves being pushed rightwards in heretofore unimaginable ways. (More…)