POLICY AND PRACTICE - Populism and the Rise of Autocracy


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To discuss these worldwide trends, how to counter them, and how worried we should be about a populist rise in the UK, we are joined by three international experts:

  • Anne Applebaum, author of Twilight of Democracy: The Failure of Politics and the Parting of Friends
  • Rory Stewart, former Cabinet Minister and 2019 candidate for the Conservative Party leadership, now Senior Fellow at Yale University
  • Professor Nadia Urbinati, author of Me the People: How Populism Transforms Democracy
  • Chair: Professor Meg Russell, Director of the Constitution Unit.

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