Peron and Trump

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Article explores the similarity between Argentina’s Juan Peron and Donald Trump: both are called authoritarian populists. Moreover, “Even if Trumpism remains an authoritarian response within democracy — one that doesn’t dissolve the institution altogether, as it has been the historical case in Latin America — an intolerant xenophobe holding the greatest megaphone on earth threatens the integrity of other representative democracies and may yet usher in more Trumps.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/03/22/juan-peron-shows-how-trump-could-destroy-our-democracy-without-tearing-it-down/?utm_term=.f0bbed4eff27#comments

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