The Threat to Democracy from Populism

Within a few days of winning the Brexit vote in June 2016, Nigel Farage, the British businessman who was one of the leaders of the movement, took a victory lap in the United States where he addressed campaign meetings for then Candidate Donald Trump.

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Walking the Talk: “You’ll lose the race if you don’t run”

Siobhan “Sam” Bennett has a knack for bouncing back. Sure, she lost two mayoral elections and a run for congress, but she responded to those losses by creating Name It. Change It. and becoming President/CEO of the Women’s Campaign Fund and She Should Run. These non-profit organizations fight back against the blatant sexism both in the media and in political campaigns, and work to provide gender equality in U.S. politics. And now, she will “walk the talk” and return to her hometown: Allentown, Penn. for a third shot at mayor.

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