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Old 12-03-2019, 02:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Kimstu View Post
Although it seems weird to me to use "populist" to refer to criticism of an elite as tiny as the approximately 750 individuals who now control more wealth than the bottom 50% of all Americans, that seems to be a thing now, so OK?
That's the definition of populism though - the wider People against the smaller Elites. Who the People is varies, as do the Elites ; but whenever the discourse is framed that way it's populism. It's not an inherently bad thing mind you - only the Elites say that .