In an article for The New York Review of Books, Timothy Garton Ash uses historians’ writings to explore why Europe’s bright star is fading, to define the term ‘populism’ and to urge people to fight back against “Trumpismo.” While always politically neutral, getAbstract recommends this analysis to history buffs and those seeking insight into today’s evolving political world.
In this summary, you will learn
How the European Union has changed between 2005 and early 2017,
Why some historians believe the euro zone’s current “design and size” are mistakes, and
What exactly is “populism.”
About the Author
Timothy Garton Ash is a professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St. Antony’s College. He also wrote the book Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World.