(Original air date: December 8, 2019) On our world travels, we’ve discovered a global trend— popular distrust of establishment politicians, be they left or right. People everywhere seem to be drifting away from the main, traditional political parties. Street protests in Chile, the Czech Republic, Lebanon are part of a global upheaval that some embrace […]
What, exactly, is "populism" and why is it so-- popular? Sunday on Full Measure, I travel across Europe where there's been a rise in populism, both left and right. We'll look at some uncanny similarities to trends here in the U.S. We'll also have an update on waste, fraud and abuse of U.S. tax funds […]
In my travels around the globe, I was able to work out a definition for populism and discover why it's so unpopular among many establishment political and media figures. Watch Sunday's Full Measure. (Special appearance below from my mom!)
I travelled far and wide and learned why so many in the U.S. and Europe despite the popular trend known as "populism."
I recently crossed Europe looking for comments and information about what's called "populism." I found there's no commonly-accepted definition. But I would say it describes the popular uprising of voters against establishment politicians, left or right, whom voters feel aren't listening to them. Experts say establishment politicians' failure to address illegal immigration and refugee concerns […]