Populism, X: The imperative of freedom
Reflecting on a year of turbulent politics, the counterargument to anti-populism. Why do so many intellectuals shiver at the thought of populism when they would never dare decry democracy? Roger Kimball, writing in The New Criterion, defends the rise of populism as an affirmation of the sovereignty of the people over their technocratic elites.
From The New Criterion