Tag populism

Populism is coming to the USA

Populism has re-ignited back where it started over one hundred years ago, in the heartland, now in states like Wisconsin and Indiana. Thousands gather at Indiana Statehouse for labor rally Leo Gerard, international president of the United Steelworkers. said that…

On the brink of a new age of rage

Simon Schama in Financial Times says unless governments quickly move to recognize the genuine and building anger of citizens over the looting of their countries by a few with resultant recessions for the many, that things could get seriously ugly,…

Palin, resentments, and populism

Frank Rich. NY Times Culture is politics. Palin is at the red-hot center of age-old American resentments that have boiled up both from the ascent of our first black president and from the intractability of the Great Recession for those…

The direction of working-class populism

John Russo of the Center for Working-Class Studies details how populism increasingly is cutting across class and political boundaries. But the left hasn’t realized that yet and liberals too often side with corporatists while failing to realize that the Glenn…