Why populism is a lonely business

December 13, 2018


If populism was about economic insecurity, wouldn’t young people be casting protest votes en masse? Instead, when it comes to Right-wing populist parties at least, the older you are the more likely you are to support them.

In this UnPacked Short, Peter Franklin and Charlotte Pickles explore the reasons why this might be, and wonder whether loneliness has something to do with it.

Read the UnPacked behind the Short here.


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