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Religion and Populism in the United States and Europe (Council on Foreign Relations)

Professor of Religion and Politics, University of Birmingham

Junior Research Fellow in Religion and the Frontier Challenges, Pembroke College, Oxford

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Vice President for National Program and Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations

The University of Birmingham’s Jocelyne Cesari and Pembroke College, Oxford’s Tobias Cremer discuss the relationship between religion and populism, and how this relationship is affecting the politics of Europe and the United States.
Religion and Populism in the United States and Europe | Council on Foreign Relations (cfr.org)
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Populism – Be aware of freedom populism (Santiago Zabala, Al Jazeera)

Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, and other right-wing populists across the world proved throughout the COVID-19 pandemic just how deadly their rhetoric and policies can be at a time of crisis. But things are about to get worse.

Be aware of freedom populism | Coronavirus pandemic | Al Jazeera

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(Populism) What’s been the historical impact of populism on economies and political systems? (AEI)

James Pethokoukis

Donald Trump is gone, but his populism lives on. It’s not just that President Biden, like his predecessor, has signed a “Buy American” executive order for federal purchasing that’s meant to bolster domestic manufacturing. (Fun fact: Economists Gary Hufbauer and Euijin Jung estimate that federal and state “Buy American” requirements cost US taxpayers an additional $94 billion in 2017.)

What’s been the historical impact of populism on economies and political systems?