other part of their ire focuses on "the other people" who aren't in their group
o RACIAL NATIONALISM: "a people held together by common blood and skin color and by an inherited fitness for self-government." Examples: 1882 Chinese exclusion act, 1920's KKK, WW2 Japanese internment camps Both right wing and left wings exhibit nationalism. HARDCORE POPULIST. Takes it a step further: ONLY THEY (the populist), represent "the people" o Suggesting everyone else is illegitimate --> suggests anyone else who disagrees with them are not "real", are not "the people", and are unpatriotic --> anyone ho disagrees with them is a traitor , treasonous and enemy of the state o Define and overestimate this 'huge gap' between the government and the people o Frame problems in extreme scenarios, which then call for extreme solutions.. That only they can provide Why is it? Why now? Arise in response to real grievances: o Economic systems that favor the rich (too much) o Fear of losing jobs to new immigrants o Politicians who are self-serving: citizens feel ignored or patronized o Widening inequality What's happening globally that feeds it? o Widening inequality, even in rich countries o Mass movement of people (immigrants, refugees) o International trade, trade pacts o Globalization itself: international instituted and laws that "trump" sovereignty; multi- culturalism o A sense of loss of control nationally and personally Who is it? A rising tide in Europe. Sweden, hungary to greece. Called "oppositin parties". Belum really in ppwer but they're growing. "the freedom party" (austria). "gernamnys alternative" (germany). "national front" (France) In america Mostly: in the west…. o Not really happening in asia, in retreat in Latin America Di greece: o Alexis Tsipras. Greek prime minister Part of Syriza party (left wing)
DUTERTE: VLADIMIR PUTIN (Pres of Russia) + RECEP ERDOGAN (President of Turkey)
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- Spring '08
- Nationalism, Right-wing politics, Left-wing politics, Political spectrum