What Can Anthropology Say about Populism?

In a recent article in Anthropology News, Víctor Giménez Aliaga suggests that the contemporary wave of populism calls for closer anthropological analysis of the term and its usages. While it is less interesting to me to partake in the eternal strive to define “what populism means,” I concur with Giménez Aliaga with the need for anthropology […]

Populism and the Conundrums of Democracy in Italy

As we approach the General Elections in Italy, the possibility that either of the two populist parties will take part in the government haunts the Italian—and indeed the European—political establishment, both of which frame the election in the bogus terms of populists threatening to supplant liberal values.

Our Most Read Articles of 2017!

We rounded up the most-read articles of 2017. Here’s the top five from In Focus, Opinion, and Section News! Most Read In Focus Articles 5. “The Future of Education is Now” by Cathy N. Davidson 4. ” Tackling the Elephant in the Room” by Kristin L. Krueger 3. “Privilege and the Kinship Chart” by Cerisa R. […]