Takis Pappas explains, there are three kinds of parties aggregated under the populist label: anti-democrats, nativists and ‘pure’ populists

January 13, 2017

The article of Takis Pappas So-called ‘populist’ parties have many different grievances. Lumping them together won’t help defeat them appeared in 'Democratic Audit UK' a few days ago. 

Takis S. Pappas is a Visiting Professor at the Central European University Department of Political Science in Budapest, Hungary, currently working on a book project on comparative populism. This piece is a shortened edition of his “Distinguishing Liberal Democracy’s Challengers,” Journal of Democracy 27:4 (2016), 22-36. He tweets @takisspappas