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Beyond ‘bringing down a dictator’: rethinking nonviolent resistance in the wake of right wing populism

By Janjira Sombatpoonsiri
Populist figures such as Trump and le Pen could mobilise popular support sufficient to contest other liberal/centrist candidates because of their anti-establishment rhetoric addressing the crisis of liberal democracy. They acknowledge the injustice and humiliation inflicted on their constituents through the loss of jobs and neglect of the political class.