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Populism Now!: The Case For Progressive Populism

Populism Now!: The Case For Progressive Populism

Author: David McKnight
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Populism can be a dirty word. Brexit and the election of Donald Trump have certainly given it a bad name. But rather than associating it with demagoguery and exclusion, might we better see it as a backlash against free market globalisation? Might it be harnessed as a positive force able to thrive in difficult times?
This timely and persuasive book exposes the failures of globalisation: greedy banks, predatory privatisation, corporate tax avoidance and a growing underclass of temporary overseas workers. David McKnight argues that a progressive populism could address the genuine economic grievances of everyday people, without scapegoating immigrants or ethnic minorities. In fact, a progressive form of populism may be the best way of defeating the racist backlash of right-wing populism. It may also be the best way to save the planet.
In a world where the super-rich get richer, one that is charged with hate-filled language as people look for someone else to blame, the case for progressive populism must be heard. This important book helps give it voice.
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General Fields

  • : 9781742235639
  • : NewSouth Publishing
  • : NewSouth Publishing
  • : May 2018
  • : 210mm X 135mm
  • : Australia
  • : May 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 208
  • : David McKnight
  • : Paperback