Why is Populism So Popular? (with Tom Palmer)
There is no doubt that we are in a global tend of authoritarian populism. Tom Palmer joins the show today to discuss how populism comes in many kinds of poison. He points to our disorderly immigration system as one of the reasons that populist rhetoric thrives in the United States. As there is more havoc at the border, it is perceived as an invasion rather than a flaw in our system. Do you think that the Republican Party is the new Populist Party?
What is populism? Is there a clear distinction between democracy and populism? What is the idea of the ‘loyal opposition’?
Animal Farm, written by George Orwell
The Terrifying Rise of Authoritarian Populism, written by Tom G. Palmer
The Virtue of Nationalism, written by Yoram Hazony
What’s Wrong with National Conservatism?, Free Thoughts Podcast
Vice in The Virtue of Nationalism, written by Akiva Malamet
Is Liberalism in Danger?, Free Thoughts Podcast