June 11, 2016

IT'S JUST ABOUT RACE:

Rise of Populist Right Doesn't Signal Demise of Globalization : Opposition to immigration, not economic anxiety, fuels populist movements across rich countries (GREG IP, June 8, 2016, WSJ)

Right-of-center populists in continental Europe, advocates for a British exit from the European Union, and Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for U.S. president, derive their backing less from a broad backlash against globalization than from one specific facet of it: immigration, which arouses anxieties that are racial and cultural, not just economic. 

Posted by at June 11, 2016 3:28 PM

  

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