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.
Entrevista a Víctor Arribas (La Noche en 24 Horas-RTVE), Pedro Rodríguez (ex corresponsal de ABC en Washington) y Miguel Ángel Benedicto (periodista y profesor de RR.II. de la UE), con motivo de su participación en la mesa redonda «La relación transatlántica tras la llegada de Trump. C. de Pardo y P. Macías