In an age of populism and anti-elitism
, China is still ruled by a cadre of distant elites.
Rising populism around the world could perhaps be characterized as short-termism, and not just as anti-globalization or anti-elitism
. I think this academic project could show us that short-termism may not always dominate human thinking but be overwhelmed by FD.
Rise of anti-elitism
: Slowbalisation vs globalisation !-- -- There are two very different global phenomenon that are seemingly very different from each other but, are actually linked.
Phrases such as "anti-intellectualism" and "anti-elitism
" are thrown around in political discourse.
The aspirational mood was successfully entangled with brand Modi's Hindutva that stood for aggressive assertion, anti-elitism
and pride in one's own history and identity.
In both countries, significant numbers of people turned to candidates who symbolized anti-elitism
. However, a difference in the two cases is the role of the Internet.
It is characterised by anti-elitism
, is generally antiestablishment and often includes nativism, that is, policies that protect the interests of those native to the country as opposed to immigrants.
But is it not possible to see, in the bizarre kind of tacit acceptance that much of the public seems to have towards those like them, an indication of the unexpectedly deep well of anti-elitism
and alienation that exists as a sub-conscious layer of darkness in our minds?
The author points that, despite the anti-establishment, anti-elitism
policy and the opposition to everything commonly perceived as "powerful", the populists display an ideological fragility that becomes evident through the analysis of the empirical data.
Nonetheless, his election was enabled as much by elite failure as by anti-elitism
. Professional politicians, both Republican and Democrat, stumbled repeatedly by underestimating Trump.
In all honesty he moves, for a big bloke, really well" - Comedian Joe Pasquale (pictured) on Ed Balls "Chocolate-covered peanuts are better than sex" - Singer Sinitta (pictured) "The fake anti-elitism
of rich white men like Nigel Farage and Donald Trump is farcical at one level but, in reality, it's no joke" - Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn "One of my colleagues describes me as kind, shy, considerate, modest and undemanding.
"The fake anti-elitism
of rich white men like Nigel Farage and Donald Trump is farcical at one level, but in reality it's no joke" - Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.