Populism is on the rise in the western democracies and it seems as if the topic of migration is used prominently by the right-wing populism for political mobilization. "Anti-immigrant sentiments are at the very core of this actor’s rallying cry and popular campaigns" writes the political scientist and historian Oliver Schmidtke in his latest blog contribution. He explores the link between populism and migration: Why are immigration and growing cultural diversity at the centre of the right-wing populism's plea for an exclusionary form of nationalism?

Read about his approach to the topic and participate in the discussion about the link between populism and migration.

Populism and the politics of migration


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