• Tom Nichols Vents Again

    by Tom Nichols

    His target:  People who complain that rich snooty guys in suits are to blame for the resurgence of populism.

  • Corey Robin’s “The Reactionary Mind” helps explain Trumpism

    by Lily Geismer

    The book argues that the right has increasingly come to understand that in order to defend the old regime and preserve the power of elites they have to build alliances with the masses, and practice a form of “upside-down populism.”

  • After Trump

    by Frank Rich

    Liberals ecstatic over this month’s election must not forget: Even after this demagogue is finished, a new one will rise in his place.

  • Is Trump a Populist?

    by Finbarr Curtis

    How he compares with William Jennings Bryan, the Populist’s populist, in many contemporaries'' opinion.