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How do you deal with rising populism? That was the dominant debate in the corridors at the EPP Summit in Helsinki this week.
As populist movements continue to grow in Europe and beyond, what is motivating them and where is it all heading?
In conversation with me for this week’s podcast is Professor Matthew Goodwin, author of ‘National Populism: The Revolt against Liberal Democracy’, and Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou of Reading University.
Goodwin believes cultural shifts are driving populism across the globe, whereas Halikiopoulou argues economic insecurity is a bigger factor at play.
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New episodes of my podcast Politics: Where Next? will be released every Friday. I’ll tackle a theme of the week’s politics with expert guests, who might know where all of this is going. Subscribe on your favourite podcast app to keep up to date.
You can also watch this week’s debate on YouTube: