Some Pundits Think the Solution to Right-Wing Populism Is Less Democracy

Johnson, Adam

Publisher:  Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting
Date Written:  08/07/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19649

The core orthodoxies of neoliberalism are under attack by populist forces, and commentators are scrambling for a response. Some are suggesting more left-wing red meat. Others, a moment of self-reflection. But a number of pundits are doing that most noxious of political commentary pastimes -- equating right and left responses to the failures of globalization and advocating that "elites" should fight back against the forces of inconvenient democracy.

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