Tag: Populism


Surge in number of politics students since referendum

In the divisive era of Brexit, Trump, and the climate crisis, it is university politics departments who are reaping the benefits, with applications to politics courses up 28% since the 2016 Brexit referendum. Professor Lee Marsden, Head the Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication department at UEA, says that, “since 2016, there has been considerable growth…


The power of populism

In the current political climate where shock results have inundated 2016 – with Britain voting to leave the EU and Trump holding the office of President-elect – it is becoming increasingly evident that people across the world are acting out against the political class and calling for change. In Europe, people are flocking towards populism,…