How populism led to the erosion of democracy: Lessons from Vienna 100 years ago

For writer Philip O. Ceallaigh, President Trump’s rhetoric is reminiscent of Karl Lueger, who was mayor of Vienna from 1897 until he died in 1910. A big part of his appeal was whipping up anti-Semitism. Although he would have been horrified to see where that ended up -- the purging and extermination of most of the city’s Jews some decades later.


Philip O. Ceallaigh - translator of the book “For Two Thousand Years"

Madeleine Brand

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