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Trumpism and the future of democracy in America

06 Sep 2017 - 09:43
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Donald Trump brought populism from the margins to the center, and he is an inspiration for right-wing European populists. Like the European populist right Trump politicized fears to immigration, multiculturalism, and cosmopolitanism. Once in power Trump used a populist playbook to manufacture and confront enemies. What does this all mean for the future of American democracy?

Read the full article in our dossier: 'Populism: between renewal and breakdown of democracy'

Authors

Carlos de la Torre
Professor of Sociology at the University of Kentucky