Populism is overrated – if there is a threat to democracy, it’s from authoritarian nationalism

Numerous authors and political figures have identified the rise of populism as a potential threat to European democracy. Tjitske Akkerman argues that the threat of populism has been heavily overstated. She writes that if there are any ideologies threatening liberal democracies today, nationalism and authoritarianism are far more likely candidates than populism. Credit: Dr Case (CC BY-SA-2.0) Populism is perhaps … Continue reading Populism is overrated – if there is a threat to democracy, it’s from authoritarian nationalism