Tag Archives: populism

Italy and the Yanis Varoufakis Effect

Populists in power, like Five Stars and the Lega in Italy, can do serious damage. In the case of Italy, the key risks are long-term rather than immediate.

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After Italy: Experience Shows That Populists Can Get Real

Though the populists have triumphed in Italy, examples show that populists often abandon their most dangerous demands and their euro scepticism in the pursuit of power.

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After Italy: Dealing with the Populist Menace in Europe

To advance their prospects of finding partners, both 5Star and Lega have ditched the most dangerous part of their erstwhile agenda. But significant risks remain.

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Trump’s Playing Loose with the Law: A Global Perspective

Trump might seem pro-business, but he could do great harm to U.S. corporations and their worldwide interests.

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Europe’s Populist Revolt: A Close-Up

From Germany to the UK and Italy, populism tries to get the upper hand. Can it be contained?

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Give Donald Trump Credit: Europe’s United

No U.S. President in recent memory has done more to strengthen Europe’s willingness to work together than Donald Trump.

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Italy: Another Downer for the Populist Wave in Europe

Beppe Grillo’s Five Stars movement loses some of its lustre.

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Five Ways to Fight Populism

The best response to populism is active government policy. We need more and better smart liberalism.

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From Trump to Brexit: Bipolar Nature of Modern Politics

Populists movements will continue to win elections because there is something profoundly wrong with modern capitalism.

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Blaming Populists for Making Empty Promises?

The inclination of establishment politicians to overpromise is the core cause of the rise of populism.

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