Tag: populism

War Without, Rot Within: The Collapse of Australian Party Politics

The central political fact of our time…is the total de-representation of whole sectors of the population from the polity, or from any notion of a social whole, on a staggering and unprecedented scale.

The Brexit Brain-Buster, by Richard Ogier

Richard Ogier

12 Apr 2017

The ramifications of Brexit go well beyond the EU.

Ideas on Populism, by Bruce Kapferer

That Trump should inhabit this space [of social media] and make regular use of it indicates a new era of populism as a force of more or less constant pressure on political realities.

Trump: Internal Disporas, by Robert Geroux

Robert Geroux

25 Jan 2017

Markets turned all Americans into a kind of permanent internal diaspora.

Trump: Totalitarian Individualism, by Bruce Kapferer

Bruce Kapferer

23 Jan 2017

Wall Street has effectively been repositioned in Vegas.

Unstable Politics

John Hinkson examines the sources of today’s unstable politics.