Task 11 (What is (Populism (anti-immigration (scapegoats), push for…
represent the people
cessation of participation
tyranny of majority marginalises minority
gov is most powerful institution in state
gov authority is accepted by people
provides service to people that no other form can provide
oversimplification of problems
push for voting
say they represent the people
4 Mounk factors
capitalises on poeple's need for security
sows distrust in lib dem
good work for people
not representing people's view
not letting people decide
Have authority to formulate policy, entities that are remarkably free from oversight
• Gaining authority to design, implement, and at times, even enforce broad rules in key areas like finance
initially headed by politicians
independence of politics
politicians have short term goals
power taken from nation states
no autonomous reactions to market and popular wishes
under representation of popular will
What are the threats to a liberal democracy?
decline of liberal democracy
why? is EQ so central to Democracy?
Is populism democratic or not?
once in power, they implement illiberal stuff
unfree press etc.
represent some needs
popular views into politics
corrupt liberal democracy
e.g. Venezuela or Hungary
once in power make free elections impossible
Needs 3 factors
political unity and sovereign state
assumption taht it's (morally) superior
doesnt have to be economically stronger
vulnerable to disruptions
dissatisfaction with services gov provides
• Solution: keep most decision-making out of public eye/behind scenes increases public’s distrust in government/politicians, constant battle between government – media/public
apathy towards globalization
How does freedom correlate with the different regimes?
What is the relationship between economic growth and threats to a liberal democracy?