The Populist Challenge: Germany and the United States before the Elections

Title

The Populist Challenge: Germany and the United States before the Elections

Authors

Lothar Probst

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Description

In the run-up to this year’s elections, both the U.S. and Germany are confronted with the phenomenon of a populism that employs anti-establishment and anti-Muslim prejudices in order to maximize votes. This lecture will focus on the similarities and key differences between contemporary populism in Germany and the United States. Lothar Probst is a German political scientist who recently retired from a professorship at the University of Bremen.

Publication Date

10-4-2016

Keywords

populism, Germany, United States, election, politics, political science

Disciplines

Comparative Politics

The Populist Challenge: Germany and the United States before the Elections
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