The far right isn’t the real story of the German elections
Merkel is by far the longest-serving political leader of a major democratic state, having already survived two U.S. presidents, three French presidents, three British prime ministers, four Greek premiers, and five Italian ones.
What populism is not
Populism is the political buzzword of the new century, and with good reason. But before we define what populism is, let’s first look at what it’s not.