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Former British PM Tony Blair. (AFP)


Against Populism, the Center Must Hold

Against Populism, the Center Must Hold

London — Outrage is easy; strategy is hard. Outrage provides necessary motivation. But only strategy can deliver victory. The emotional response to the rightist populism sweeping the West is one of protest and dismay. But if there is to be an effective fightback,...
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No joke: Occupy Wall Street activists protest against capitalist corruption. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)


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Trump rally, Houston, Texas, June 17, 2016. Trish Badger / Reuters


Populism, Real and Phony

Populism, Real and Phony

Authoritarians with an animus against ethnic minorities are on the march across the Western world. They control governments in Hungary and Poland, and will soon take power in America. And they’re organizing across borders: Austria’s Freedom Party, founded by former...
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Coal miners and their families holding campaign signs in support of Donald Trump in West Virginia, where Hillary Clinton was campaigning.
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Ty Wright for The New York Times


The Populism Perplex

The Populism Perplex

Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by more than two million, and she would probably be president-elect if the director of the F.B.I. hadn’t laid such a heavy thumb on the scales, just days before the election. But it shouldn’t even have been close; what put Donald...