The Populist Challenge: Germany and the United States before the Elections
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.
populism, Germany, United States, election, politics, political science
Probst, Lothar. "The Populist Challenge: Germany and the United States before the Elections." Ensemble video, 01:06:15. October 4, 2016. https://ensemble.dickinson.edu/Watch/6_xpoXaz6ECvB4yqZlk90Q