The Heat: The Rise of Populism

The Heat

The Heat: The Rise of Populism

From political movements in France and Germany, to the Netherland’s Party for Freedom and Austria’s Freedom Party, political parties challenging the status quo in central and northern Europe appear to reflect a populist, anti-immigrant stance.

The voters of these so-called populist parties bear a striking similarity to many of Donald Trump’s supporters, whose surprising election to the White House sent shockwaves around the world.

But for all they have in common, “populism” can mean different things to different groups and geographic locations.

Tonight’s panel sheds light on the issue and how populism will change the political feild:

The Heat: The Rise of Populism Pt 1

The Heat: The Rise of Populism Pt 1

From political movements in France and Germany, to the Netherland’s Party for Freedom and Austria’s Freedom Party, political parties challenging the status quo in central and northern Europe appear to reflect a populist, anti-immigrant stance. The voters of these so-called populist parties bear a striking similarity to many of Donald Trump’s supporters, whose surprising election to the White House sent shockwaves around the world. Tonight’s panel sheds light on the issue and how populism will change the political feild: Lee Feinstein, former United States Ambassador to Poland. Tian Wei, anchor on CCTV’s World Insight. Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez, faulty member at Northwestern University who focuses on Latin American Business. Nathan King, CCTV America correspondent.

The Heat: The Rise of Populism Pt 2

The Heat: The Rise of Populism Pt 2

From political movements in France and Germany, to the Netherland’s Party for Freedom and Austria’s Freedom Party, political parties challenging the status quo in central and northern Europe appear to reflect a populist, anti-immigrant stance. The voters of these so-called populist parties bear a striking similarity to many of Donald Trump’s supporters, whose surprising election to the White House sent shockwaves around the world. Tonight’s panel sheds light on the issue and how populism will change the political feild: Lee Feinstein, former United States Ambassador to Poland. Tian Wei, anchor on CCTV’s World Insight. Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez, faulty member at Northwestern University who focuses on Latin American Business. Nathan King, CCTV America correspondent.