Populism, Trump and america midterms – Politics Weekly podcast | Politics


It used to be a story of 2 chambers: in Tuesday’s US midterms the Democrats’ ‘blue wave’ received the Space of Representatives, whilst Republicans expanded their majority within the Senate. So how dangerous had been the effects for Donald Trump?

And within the wake of the midterm effects, we speak about whether or not nationwide populism is at the wane. Is populism a final protest vote from an growing older citizens, or is it greater than that?

Additionally this week:

It seemed for a second like a Brexit deal could be in spite of everything at the playing cards. However the following day pro-Brexit Tories, the DUP, Labour and Liberal Democrats all referred to as for newsletter of the federal government’s felony recommendation in regards to the Irish backstop, delaying the deal over again. Can Theresa Would possibly ever remedy the Irish border drawback?

Becoming a member of Pippa Crerar to talk about are Matthew Goodwin, creator of Nationwide Populism: The Rise up In opposition to Liberal Democracy; Stephen Sales space, from thinktank Open Europe; and the Parent’s Gary Younge and Rafael Behr.

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