The Democratic Regression: The Political Causes of Authoritarian Populism

Episode 17 of the People, Power, Politics podcast features Armin Schäfer and Michael Zürn as they talk about their new book “The Democratic Regression."

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Armin Schäfer and Michael Zürn talk to CEDAR’s Nic Cheeseman about:

  • What is authoritarian populism?
  • Why are so many democracies experiencing the rise of this phenomenon?
  • Why and how is it driven by increasingly unresponsive and unrepresentative parliaments and unelected institutions?

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