Jan-Werner Mueller on Populism

Sept. 2, 2016

Jan-Werner Mueller, Professor of Politics, writes in The Guardian about Populists as different elites who try to grab power with the help of a collective fantasy of political purity. Trump, Erdoğan, Farage: The attractions of populism for politicians, the dangers for democracy

Mueller's book What Is Populism? is published this month by the University of Pennsylvania and will be discussed at a November 17, 2016 event on Princeton's campus.