July 12, 2019

The Populist Challenge to Liberal Democracy with Cas Mudde

By Cas Mudde, Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Rachel Rizzo

Dr. Cas Mudde, Stanley Wade Shelton UGAF Professor of International Affairs at the University of Georgia, joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Rachel Rizzo to discuss contemporary populism. Right- and left-wing populist movements have grown around the world in the last decade, but right- and left-wing populists feature remarkable differences. Dr. Mudde underlines that populism is a fundamental challenge to liberal democracies everywhere.

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