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Political Discontent

Personality and Populism

So who are these populist voters? In ‘The psychological roots of populist voting: Evidence from the United States, the Netherlands and Germany’ (2015), authors look for personality traits that might indicate a preference for populist parties.

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Political Discontent

Political Discontent = Populism

In this post I’m linking political discontent to populism. But what is populism and who support it?

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Political Discontent

“The system is broken”

“The system is broken” is widely used by discontented people in the US as well as in the EU. Comparing to a car if it doesn’t run: is it total loss or are there some broken parts?

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Political Discontent

Questions about Populism

Where does populism come from? And what does it mean for democracy?