Tag: Populism

Pinkerton – The Spring of Nations: 2018 Brings Echoes of Europe’s Populist-Nationalist Rebellions of 1848

Populist-Nationalism, Right and Left

Here’s a headline that a lot of people—especially among the entrenched elite—won’t want to see: “2017 Was the Year of False Promise in the Fight Against Populism: The populist wave seems like it may have crested. The data proves otherwise.” In other words, the populists are still on the march. Uh oh.


Laura Ingraham Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Story of Trump’s Historic Populist Victory

In what is sure to become an instant classic, Laura Ingraham’s new book “Billionaire at the Barricades: The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump” takes readers on a fast-paced ride through the last five decades to reveal how the battles between movement conservatives and GOP Establishment elites primed the pump for the populist revolution Donald Trump’s historic victory ushered in.

Chief White House Strategist Steve Bannon speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.

Washington Post: Steve Bannon Waging War Against GOP Establishment with Economic Nationalist Primary Challengers

The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent writes that former White House chief strategist and current Breitbart Executive Chairman Steve Bannon is “is planning to escalate his war with the GOP establishment, by promoting primary challengers who will run against GOP incumbents on a platform that is fully faithful” to the populist and economic nationalist issues that got President Trump elected in 2016.


Germany’s AfD Populists on Course to Enter Parliament

PFORZHEIM, Germany (AP) — A nationalist party that wants Germany to close its borders to migrants, leave Europe’s common currency and end sanctions against Russia is predicted to enter Parliament for the first time this month, propelled by voters’ anger at Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to let over a million refugees into the country since 2015.