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Populism in the News

Headlines across the media

May 2020

20 May 2020: A power struggle within Poland’s Supreme Court as it seeks to pick new chief justice (Notes from Poland)

14 May 2020: How coronavirus is reshaping Europe in dangerous ways (Guardian)

13 May 2020: Democracy on Pause in Pandemic Poland (Foreign Affairs)

07 May 2020: Neoliberalism is over – welcome to the era of neo-illiberalism (Open Democracy)

April 2020

27 April 2020: Europe’s far right knows how to waste a good crisis (Politico)

18 April 2020: Beware a new wave of populism, born out of coronavirus-induced economic inequity (The Guardian)

14 April 2020: How Greece is beating coronavirus despite a decade of debt (The Guardian)

12 April 2020: Coronavirus is now contaminating Europe’s democracy (The Guardian)

03 April 2020: Creeping Authoritarianism Has Finally Prevailed (The Atlantic)

March 2020

31 March 2020: Populists Love the Pandemic (Project Syndicate)

31 March 2020: The Shocking “Coronavirus Coup” in Hungary Was a Wake-Up Call

18 March 2020: Coronavirus’ next victim: Populism (Politico)

14 March 2020: Populism is Meaningless (The Atlantic)

February 2020

14 February 2020: The trouble with anti-populism: why the champtions of civility keep losing (The Guardian)

November 2019

04 November 2019: How economic populism may determine the winner of this election (The Independent)

October 2019

24 October 2019: How liberalism became ‘the god that failed’ in eastern Europe (The Guardian)

August 2019

29 August 2019: Austrian elections: support for the far right collapses (The Guardian)

23 August 2019: Can too much bad TV lead to populism? (The Guardian)

July 2019

02 July 2019: In Liberal Estonia, Right-Wing Populists Are Making Their Mark (Freedom House)

June 2019

17 June 2019: Why Isn’t Trump a Real Populist? (New York Times)

08 June 2019: Ein demokratisches Frühlingslüftchen (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

May 2019

28 May 2019: The far right may not have cleaned up, but its influence now dominates Europe (The Guardian)

22 May 2019: Want to save Europe? Learn from Poland. Three lessons from our fight against illiberalism (New York Times)

14 May 2019: Orban’s brand of populism blinds him to reality (The Times)

08 May 2019: Broad coalitions key to fighting populism: Polish opposition (Reuters)

March 2019

06 March 2019: Revealed: the rise and rise of populist rhetoric (The Guardian)