Is Populism a Threat to Democracy?
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THE 2020 ANNUAL PROVOST'S LECTURE
What is the history of populism? Has it ever been a force for good?
In this lecture, Sir Richard Evans, Provost of Gresham College, discusses the different varieties of populism, asks why it has become such a prominent feature of contemporary political life, and considers how far it is a threat to liberal democracy.
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