Is Left populism possible?

Is Left populism possible?

By Spyros A. Sofos “We need to fight precarity now and to ensure that, in the process, we retain and enhance the best of our representative institutions.” Back in July 2018, when the idea that led to the birth of the #rethinkingPopulism project was being...
A global explosion of people power?

A global explosion of people power?

By David S. Meyer By the time you read this, massive street protests will have broken out somewhere that we didn’t expect. This year seems to be one of extraordinary mass political disruption everywhere. In 2019, national leaders have stepped down from power in...
Q+A: Why do people ‘take action’?

Q+A: Why do people ‘take action’?

The past few decades have witnessed moments of great social change and environmental action. From developing research on climate change, environmental disasters, sustainability movements, and the increasing polarisation of the entire debate — our “dying planet”...
Are identity politics emancipatory or regressive?

Are identity politics emancipatory or regressive?

By John Bowen & Will Kymlicka John Bowen and Will Kymlicka discuss whether identity politics are emancipatory or regressive. Identity politics are a pervasive feature of the modern world. From caste-based politics in India to the rise of xenophobic Christian...