The Politics of Fear and Hatred

By |2019-10-01T15:47:36-05:00September 19th, 2013|Categories: Books, Democracy, John Lukacs, Populism|Tags: , |

Democracy and Populism: Fear and Hatred, by John Lukacs. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. 248 pp. There are few scholars whose intellectual achievements are so respected that their intuitions are as highly regarded as their more formal scholarship. John Lukacs is one of these rare individuals. He brings to his work a lifetime of [...]

Tom Watson, Populist

By |2017-06-22T16:33:05-05:00January 26th, 2011|Categories: History, Populism|Tags: |

Politics was [for Watson]… a potent magic whereby a distraught and oppressed people might conjure up forgotten, as well as imaginary, grandeurs, unite with intense purpose, and cast off their oppressors.—C. Vann Woodward Tom Watson Paul Greenberg has described the Pulitzer Prize winning historian C. Vann Woodward as the “quintessential quiet Southerner.” [...]

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