German diplomat Stefan Schlüter talks about Populism and Nationalism on the Rise: A German Perspective as part of his US-lecture tour. Recent elections around the world in a range of developing countries and established democracies have revealed growing traction for populist candidates and nationalist rhetoric. This accelerating trend has resulted in increased populist representation in governments and the sanctioning of ideological policies. Former ambassador Stefan Schlüter reflects on this international surge in populism and nationalism from a German perspective.
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