Populism was the Cambridge Dictionary word of 2017 (although some argue that nativism should have been the real word of the year). The attention of public opinion about populism keeps rising, and many articles are published every day (this article appeared on Jacobin Magazine and has originated a lively debate on Twitter). The last months have been full of topics to discuss, interviews, and articles from all over the world, while in parallel this small blog experienced its peak in terms of traffic. It has been a deeply challenging and rewarding experience.
welcome to POP (Political Observer on Populism). POP aims to be a forum for discussions, ideas, stories and news about populist movements in Europe and beyond.
Here everyone – citizens, journalists, academics, politicians – can find an opportunity to learn more about the latest political developments, bring a contribution or comment the monthly post. Continue reading