Is populism beatable? With Yascha Mounk


With populist movements gaining ground in Europe, the New Statesman's international managing editor Alix Kroeger speaks to the journalist and political scientist Yascha Mounk.


They discuss how populists play on divisions in society, why some of the ways in which the left tries to fight back can make the problem worse, and how to make diverse democracies more stable.


Monk's book The Great Experiment is available in book shops now.


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Further reading:

Right-wing populism is a bigger threat to the West than “woke ideology”

What does Europe’s right want?

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