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populism

Lies, manipulation and filth

DEMOCRACY:
Anne Applebaum. Translated by John Grande: The swan song of democracy. Politics that fails and friendships that end

Anne Applebaum shows how concrete historical events developed a political populism. How can we understand and counteract the forces that want the liberal, democratic, fact-based structure of society to come to life?

Many Norwegian conservatives will nod appreciatively to Burke

A DOUBLE BIOGRAPHY:
Claus Bryld, Translated from the Danish by Lars Nygaard: The Prophet of Conservatism. Edmund Burke

Since the 1950s, Burke's ideas have undergone a renaissance. Opposition to rationalism and atheism is strong among the 40-50 million evangelical Christian Americans.

Increasing reality apathy and blunting

Criticism of modernity:
Byung-Chul Han: Palliative care society

The neoliberal "happiness dispositive's" imperative of happiness regards pain as a failure, a weakness. The pain has become dumb, and consequently speechless and meaningless. But is the consequence that the neoliberal paradigm of freedom is disintegrating?

Why populism?

TRUMP:
: Agora, Nos. 1–2

In the latest issue of Agora with populism as its theme, Donald Trump comes out in two variants: in a very personal version (where he owes just about everything he owns) and as a patrimonial leader in a postmodern USA

Why populism?

TRUMP::
In the latest issue of Agora with populism as its theme, Donald Trump comes out in two variants: in a very personal version (where he owes almost everything he owns) and as a patrimonial leader in a postmodern United States.

The anatomy of democracy

FUKUYAMA:
Mathilde Fasting: After the end of the story. Meet with Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama is one of the world's foremost democracy theorists, and this book gives an updated introduction to his overall authorship.

From individual participation to authoritarian politics

POLICY:
Nathan Gardels, Nicolas Berggruen: Renovating Democracy – Governing in the Age of Globalization and Digital Capitalism

Does technology development destabilize modern democracies? China can be seen as a positive counterpart to the West.

Up from the basement, into the war


Carsten Jensen: Kældermennesker. About populism and the hassle of being human

The basement man must also participate in the restructuring of mankind. This is what Carsten Jensen forgets.

The inadequacy of the concept of populism


Eric Fassin: Populism: Le grand resentment

Populism is not a negative response to neoliberalism, but neoliberalism's own instrument, says sociologist Éric Fassin.

Hope in front of the abyss 


Adam Holm: End station Europe

European intellectuals discuss the continent's crisis in an engaging way in the debate book Endestation Europa. 

"Trump, the whole Trump and nothing but the Trump"?

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Under a dark cloud of vulgar Donald Trump, it seems that it has become free to bluff. To all. 

Eva Joly: "Norway stands alone in Europe"

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She has been called crazy, icy and revolutionary by the French establishment, and is a seasoned participant in Europe's most important political arena. Ny Tid has met Eva Joly.