It really matters how you set up conflict and how you talk about the issue and above all how you talk about your adversary. That's where I see the decisive difference between those who tend to invoke the people, the common good and et cetera, in a way that is compatible with democracy and then those who talk in a way that, ultimately, is bound to be dangerous for democracy.
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Jan is a professor of Social Sciences at Princeton University. He is the author of the books What is Populism? and Democracy Rules.
Key Highlights Include
Democracy Rules by Jan-Werner Müller
What is Populism? by Jan-Werner Müller
"False Flags" from Foreign Affairs by Jan-Werner Müller
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