Social Europe Podcast

Social Europe

Peter Hall: How could Donald Trump and Brexit happen? Understanding the roots of populism

2017-09-21 35 min Social Europe

In episode, Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses the roots of populism with Peter Hall, Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies in the Department of Government and at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies of Harvard University. Why have so many people fallen for populists and what can mainstream parties do to counter the threat populist parties pose to the democratic substance of Western societies? This conversation provides answers. 
In episode, Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer discusses the roots of populism with Peter Hall, Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies in the Department of Government and at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies of Harvard University. Why have so many people fallen for populists and what can mainstream parties do to counter the threat populist parties pose to the democratic substance of Western societies? This conversation provides answers.