During times of crisis, populist leaders have sought to rally nationalist sentiment, but such initial domestic enthusiasm can be short lived.
This webinar explores how different populist leaders have responded to the COVID-19 outbreak around the world and asks if the pandemic has exposed the limitations of populism.
With some populist leaders downplaying the need for lockdowns and questioning scientific evidence, to what extent is populism a threat to post-COVID recovery?
Or are populist leaders shining a spotlight on genuine grievances and policy issues?
And what trends can we expect to see in populist rhetoric and policies as we emerge out of lockdowns?