The Rise of the Populist Parties

The US isn’t’ the only Western country with political party challenges.  Europe is changing, as well:

Populist parties pit the good, the honest, ordinary voter against the out-of-touch, liberal mainstream political elite,” the writer Jamie Bartlett said in the left-wing New Statesman weekly in Britain. “They claim to represent the former against the latter, an authentic and common sense voice in a world of spin and self-interest.”
“It is not the extreme right that is on the march across Europe,” he said, “but a much wider rejection of mainstream, established politics.”
Via A Challenge to European Political Elite |


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