INSIGHT: Overtaking right-wing populism in Indonesia?
Luky Djani and Olle Törnquist
Co-authors of Dilemmas of Populist Transactionalism (2017)
PREMIUM With the vote for Donald Trump and Brexit, it is common knowledge that increasingly large numbers of people affected by the ills of unregulated globalization are drawn to populist right wing nationalism rather than mainstream liberalism and social democracy. This challenge applies to the Global South too. In India, for example, the Hindu fundamentalists’ identity politics is thriving alon...
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