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Harvard Government Professor Michael Sandel to Lecture Austrian Opposition How to Win Back Popular Support

Published: March 29, 2018; 22:55 · (Vindobona)

The election of Donald Trump was an angry verdict on decades of rising inequality and a version of globalization that benefits those at the top but leaves ordinary people feeling disempowered. American political philosopher and a political philosophy professor at Harvard University Michael J. Sandel will give a lecture on "Is Democracy in Peril? - Politics in the Age of Trump".

Is Democracy in Peril - Politics in the Age of Donald Trump / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Me Judice [CC BY 3.0]

Like the triumph of Brexit in the UK, the election of Donald Trump was an angry verdict on decades of rising inequality and a version of globalization that benefits those at the top but leaves ordinary people feeling disempowered.

Mainstream parties are unlikely to win back popular support unless they learn from the populist protest that has displaced them - not by replicating…

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