Why Populist Attitudes Increase Threat Perceptions of Migration (and Other Global Transformations) but Give Cause for Optimism About Transnational Governance

In a recently published article in Political Psychology, we show how and why public populist attitudes affect threat perceptions of global transformations such as climate change and migration, and global governance solutions to them. Contrary to received wisdom, our findings suggest grounds for cautious optimism about the potential to rally popular support for global governance […]

Understanding Today’s Populism as Ethnic Nationalism

Finding the answer to the populist challenge starts by seeing that ethnic nationalism underpins and propels most movements across the West Today’s populism We are in a populist moment. Populists are making startling gains in support and access to power across the West. The election of Donald Trump and the vote for Brexit in 2016 […]