Ruth Wodak

Ruth Wodak on How to Become a Far-Right Populist

Depending on your views, far-right populism can represent a welcome return to the past , or a worrying one. The former, argues sociolinguist Ruth Wodak in this Social Science Bites podcast, is one of the hallmarks of far-right populism – a yearning for an often mythical past where the “true people” were ascendant and comfortable.

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Interpreting Trump Through the Politics of Fear

Last year Ruth Wodak’s book on right-wing populist discourse, ‘The Politics of Fear,’ was published. In this Year of the Trump, she looks at how the US presidential candidate might have required adding a few pages to her work.

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