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The right-wing case against populism

It is no friend to conservatism—but liberalism is

By Ryan Shorthouse  

US President Donald Trump ©Sachs Ron/CNP/ABACA/ABACA/PA Images

In a companion piece, Jonathan Rutherford explains how Labour can take on populism from the left

Conservatives in the west face a serious and consequential choice: to align with ascendant authoritarian populism, or to defend the institutions and values of liberal societies, currently and dangerously bashed as the playthings of an urban elite.

Across the Atlantic, too many Republicans have chosen to appease or to collaborate with the…

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