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  1. Populism – What’s that?

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    July 3, 2018 by wimvincken

    It depends on who you ask. If you look it up in the dictionary, it says “Support for the concerns of ordinary people” and “the quality of appealing to or being aimed at ordinary people”. If you ask the BBC news, they say: In political science, populism is the idea that society is separated into two groups at odds with one another – “the pure people” and “the corrupt elite”. The Oxford dictionary states it as: “a political approach that strives to appeal to ordinary people who feel that their concerns are disregarded by established elite”. Or a better definition is: a political approach that strives to appeal to ordinary people who feel that their concerns are disregarded and under threat, caused and forced by established elite

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