In the last weeks we have been addressing the rise of populism in different specific cases: Donald Trump and Republicanism in the US, far-right and Bolsonaro in Brazil, ultra-conservative parties in Europe… But to this day we are still missing a deep analysis of populism as a whole, connecting the phenomenon to the supposed crisis of democracy. Can we really talk about a system in crisis? Isn’t the alleged crisis of democracy a symptom of current society’s lack of values and proper information? Brenda Muñoz and Jose Cano are going to sum up the main arguments of populist movements, explaining why they have become so successful in recent times, whereas Sergio Martínez is going to highlight the reasons why populism should never be an option.
Today, we will discuss about a very recent phenomenon that has shocked everyone from every political and ideological scope: Donald Trump’s victory in the US election in 2016. It is clear that President Trump represents the Republican Party, but can we consider him as a paradigm of Republicanism in the US? And what is even […]