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Lower taxes and smaller government are popular themes. Deficits and red tape are bad, jobs and innovation are good. Still, several of the candidates have some ideas and policies that stand out.
A report card on Modi's tenure is sure to include his policies for their populist as well as progressive focus. populist and progressive, Modi's measures have run the gamut. Find out what they were. Nikita Vashisht. Moneycontrol News. In three years ...
Johannesburg - populist leaders have contributed to a rise in crime, Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane said.
Donald Trump has been president for less than five months, but his plate is already full: Iran, Russia "collusion" investigations, North Korea, global warming, the drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, tax reform, judicial appointments ...
Has the angry swamp monster of right-wing populism lost its roar? Just a couple of months ago it was global orthodoxy that the creature was unstoppable and would go on to devour the world.
It's proven a hard message to govern on, but on higher education the administration deserves credit for translating the Trumpian populist impulse into policy. Under Obama, the media ran story after story about struggling student loan borrowers with ...
(AP) - The special election Thursday to fill Montana's lone congressional seat features a Republican tech millionaire who portrays himself as a gun-loving, fly-fishing Montanan living the life in God's country against a populist Democratic crooner ...
Populism can only survive amid polarization. It works through caricature, through the unending vilification of a cartoonish enemy.
The local council wins may also prevent another populist hardliner, like former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad or the current mayor of Tehran Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf, from gaining a national platform - and set up a new arena of political and cultural ...
The landslide reelection of Iran's President Hassan Rouhani sent a fresh message to the world that neo-fascists, racists and ultras of all stripes are not on the rise.
With Donald Trump's disgusting budget proposal providing a slew of giveaways to the wealthy while screwing over the working class, Senator Bernie Sanders blasted the President for being a phony populist. Trump ran as a more "populist" version of a ...
Elites play a significant role in nationalist or populist movements or theories depending on where they stand or on which side of the struggle or debate they are placed.
Most of the people who decry Fox News as "right wing" either don't watch it or cherry-pick quotes from the opinion side.
I screwed up on twitter last week when sending out a story I wrote about Kurds and other activists who were attacked by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security forces outside the Turkish ambassador's Washington, D.C.
The rhetoric of Sanders, who launched an unexpectedly competitive bid for the Democratic presidential nomination with a campaign platform of economic populism, has sometimes been compared to that of Trump, who found success by highlighting his ...
As populism shapes the global immigration debate, Pope Francis has so often spoken out in support of migrants and urged Europe's parishes to take in refugees that some say the Catholic Church has, under his leadership, emerged as one of "the most ...
These findings are remarkable given that both polls, taken in springtime 2016 and 2017, occurred during an American presidential campaign that saw candidate Donald Trump frequently deriding NATO as "obsolete" and as strong populist movements were ...
Former federal Labor minister Craig Emerson has backed the Turnbull government and at least half the shadow cabinet by warning Bill Shorten that voters were "fed up with short-term populism" and he should support the proposed Medicare levy increase to ...
(MENAFN - gulf Times) After last year, when the #UnitedKingdom voted to leave the #EuropeanUnion and the #UnitedStates elected Donald Trump as president, xenophobic nationalism was beginning to seem irresistible.
The tech stock rally "could ultimately lead to populist calls for redistribution of the increasingly concentrated wealth of silicon Valley," Bank of America Merrill Lynch's chief investment strategist, Michael Hartnett, said in a report released Monday ...
New Delhi: India's lead counsel Harish Salve said on Saturday that Pakistan's attempt to seek a review of the International Court Of Justice's interim stay on Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution is a mere populist ploy to please domestic audience and is ...
Sir, - The European Union is a flawed and failing experiment in federalism, with a common currency but lacking the essential common fiscal policy.
London - The United Kingdom's snap general election on June 8 could be the first vote in the country to see both major party leaders running for office as populists. Even as the Labour Party's Jeremy Corbyn vows to stand up for "ordinary working ...
There is even a strong populist flavor to the manifesto. It states that rather "than pursue an agenda based on a supposed centre ground defined and established by elites in Westminster, we will govern in the interests of the mainstream of the British ...
The head of Italy's populist 5-Star Movement led thousands in a 15-mile march Saturday to demand a guaranteed minimum income for citizens as the party seeks to widen its appeal in hopes of clinching the national power for the first time.
Does the populist revolt now sweeping across the developed world mean that globalisation will be reversed? Donald Trump was elected on the back of nationalist populism. Theresa may will get her big majority in part because of her rejection of the ...
ike several other countries of the European Union, Italy too has a populist movement. But as many things in Italy, it is unique and different from other countries'.
The two men have a lot in common - indeed, Erdogan can claim to have forged the mould for the type of authoritarian populism that Trump seized the US elections with. Both rely heavily on the poor, conservative masses for their support. Both are ...
Milan, Italy - The far-right populist wave that has swept Europe and the United States since 2016 has a major foothold in Italy, where the 5 Star Movement (Movimento 5 Stelle) has quickly emerged as the country's most popular party.
The plan, which is reportedly the result of ongoing negotiations between Jared Kushner and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, generated concern among populists who supported Trump's campaign rhetoric opposing entanglement in ...
For all of his blustering promises to revitalize blue-collar work in America and "drain the swamp," the central organizing principle of President Trump's economic policy is cutting taxes for the rich.
His critics see him as a hypocrite, a consummate insider who has suddenly adopted the stance of a populist outsider and corruption fighter.
Horseshoe theory, or the idea that the far right and far left meet at the extreme ends of the political spectrum, is more in vogue than ever as pundits warn against the "populism" animating the alt-right and its close cousin, the dreaded alt-left ...
As my colleague McKay Coppins writes, he has successfully reinvented himself as a "populist" on Fox News, despite his open love of living in Washington, D.C.
It was 2016 all over again inside the packed gymnasium at George Mason University, even though Donald Trump was almost three months into his presidency.
Nonetheless, Macron's populism may not be altogether a bad thing in the short term. Perhaps, in France and elsewhere nowadays, only a populist can beat a populist. If so, Macron's enlightened populism certainly is preferable to the nationalist populism ...
On May 7th, Emmanuel Macron beat radical right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen in France's presidential election. The election was the latest attempt at a populist victory in Europe. While Le Pen was unable to knock Europe down, populist candidates all ...
Good economic policies are not always popular. Dismantling tariff barriers, unwinding middle-class welfare and deregulating wage bargaining were all met with uproarious opposition.
It's a little too easy for liberals and globalists to breathe a sigh of relief at the victory of Emmanuel Macron in France. His win averts a short-term crisis over the terms of France's participation in the European Union, but as both the populists and ...
Ask most people to picture a German right-wing populist, and their mental image would probably not be one of a much-traveled, multilingual consultant to startups.
The easy explanation for the British vote for Brexit, Trump's big electoral support and Le Pen's presidential challenge in France is that the U.S.
To those from outside the state, Montana appears to be little more than another one of the states that shows up in a sea of red every fourth November.
The right-wing populist challenge to the liberal order is by no means limited to Donald Trump's America or Modi's India.
The Internet allows people to stay in bubbles where they don't learn about different views. That's bad for democracy and politics.
In politics today, everyone has a different thing in mind when they utter the word "populism." The Washington Post ran an article this week posing the question: Is populism popular? It looked at the governor's race in Virginia, in which there is a ...
The right-wing populist challenge to the liberal order is by no means limited to Donald Trump's America or Modi's India.
For me, the "ism" that best encompasses and addresses this reality is populism. What is it? Essentially, it's the continuation of America's democratic revolution.





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