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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Can Economic Populism Preempt Political Populism? [feedly]

Can Economic Populism Preempt Political Populism?
https://www.project-syndicate.org/videos/can-economic-populism-preempt-political-populism

Harvard University Professor Dani Rodrik argues that while political populism stifles pluralism and undermines liberal democratic norms, economic populism is occasionally necessary. In some cases, it may even help forestall the arrival of its more dangerous cousin.

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