These days the so called news comes so fast and furious. Last week’s news seems like a distant memory. Even a dream. So it’s easy to miss the fact that Populism is a growing factor in US politics. Get some background in Populism In America-Heading Down A New Path-Election 2018 Coverage-Podcast 713.
Key Building Block Podcast For 2018 Coverage
I don’t like to post two political podcasts back to back. On the other hand it’s a good time for some building blocks as we begin a series of podcasts, posted from to time, for the 2018 midterm elections.
Arguments and Predicting The Future
Moreover all media seizes on the news of the day to predict the future. Especially relevant here is the tendency to advocate and take partisan positions. Sometimes this is the only way to be ‘break through’ and be heard.
To deal with this politicians have become focused on miners, teachers, workers, and ‘the middle class’. The ordinary has suddenly become the subject of extraordinary focus by politicians. Sounds like a good thing, right?
Find Your Own Facts
As a result the average person ends up having to be a detective to get any facts. Now, the experts say our politics have become ‘tribal’. Is this really the problem? Or, is the problem a particular brand of politics called Populism?
Populism Means Bad Decisions
Find out how right and left lay claim to the ‘ordinary person’. Learn how leaders can make bad decisions when this is their focus. In Populism In America-Heading Down A New Path-Election 2018 Coverage-Podcast 713.
In conclusion few analysts are talking about the influence of populist ideas being becoming the law of the land and a symbol of how the US conducts business with the rest of the world.