‘Good’ populism beat ‘bad’ in Dutch election

02 Apr

If we are to believe the international media, last week the brave Dutch electorate defeated populism by denying the bid by the Party for Freedom (PVV) of “the Dutch Trump”, Geert Wilders, to become the biggest party in parliament. Whether this is just a Dutch phenomenon, or whether populism more widely has peaked, seems to be the new topic of speculation – although some commentators simply shifted their gaze to Paris to apply the same analysis to the upcoming French presidential elections.

Source: ‘Good’ populism beat ‘bad’ in Dutch election | World news | The Guardian

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Posted by on April 2, 2017 in European Union



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