The Promise and Peril of Designing a Radical Democratic Populism
Ingeborg van der Geest, Henrike Jansen & Bart van Klink (eds.), Vox Populi: Populism as a Rhetorical and Democratic Challenge (Edgar Elgar, Forthcoming)
13 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2019
Date Written: June 6, 2019
I explore whether the democratic aspirations of radical democracy can survive an alliance with populism. To answer this question, I set out what a populist politics would have to do – and what it must avoid – in order to be compatible with radical democracy.
Keywords: populism, democracy, radical democracy, Lefort
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