Populism has undoubtedly been one of the most controversial political concepts of recent years. Transcending the boundaries of academia, it is now commonly used in the political arena, both to condemn the “elites” and to warn of the challenges facing contemporary democracies. The term is also applied to various political and economic contexts around the world: from the far right in Europe to the United States, Russia, Venezuela, the Philippines and India. As part of the debates on the limits and potential of populism as an analytical tool, issue 119 of Revista CIDOB d’Afers Internacionals presents a set of studies from various perspectives that address distinct cases – often underexplored in scientific research – in order to analyse a phenomenon that has come to be a key component of the international political agenda.
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