What is Populism? Why Trump, Bannon, and Breitbart are not Populists

Posted: October 4, 2017 in Uncategorized

Words matter. Trump has been called a “populist.” The Brexit movement has been called “populist.” Marie LePen, who ran for president of France on an anti-immigration platform, was called a “populist.” Bannon and his anti-Establishment movement funded by the billionaire Mercers are called “populists.” No doubt, someone thinks the Koch brothers are “populists.” None of […]

via What is Populism? Why Trump, Bannon, and Breitbart Are NOT Populists — Diane Ravitch’s blog

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