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#21A POPULISM

“The People -- Yes!” This sums up my trust in the collective wisdom and resourcefulness of the people. “Together, We Are Strong!” This embodies my faith that--though they struggle to do so--they’ll triumph over outside forces wanting to divide them, dominate their workplaces and wrest power from communities seeking to democratically control their own affairs. I recognize their hard work and promote their continuing education. Like Jefferson, I feel that common people are “the most honest and safe... depository of the public interests” 

Alternate Concise Characterization with Wikipedia Entries:

values participatory democracy

values labor, workers over management, capital

possesses right wing populist perspective

values "bottom up" community based organizations

summary Wikipedia article: Populism  

Numerical Characterization with TFJD code: 2331

Numerical Characterization with Emotional Volatility VI index: 108

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More to Explore -- Worldview Theme #21A: Populism

Representative Democracy (from online encyclopedia)
Grass Roots Democracy (from online encyclopedia)
Labor Union   (from online encyclopedia)
Political Representation  (from online encyclopedia)
Progressive Populist (twice monthly journal) and its online version
Worldview Watch issue #48, posted 3/04/2016 How what Trump is saying resonates with the worldview of those who vote for him (phoney populism!)
Worldview Watch #40, posted 9/28/2014 "Scotland, the UK and Independence Referendums"
Worldview Watch #38, posted 5/16/2014 "Connecting September 11, 2001 to Worldview Themes"
Worldview Watch #34: Inequality in America
Worldview Watch #30: Women's Rights, Hierarchical Rigidity, Egalitarian Progressivism
Worldview Watch #3: Populism vs. Elitism
Democracy and Populism: Fear and Hatred  by John Lukacs (review of book from Yale University Press)
Twenty First Century Populism, ed. D. Albertazzi and D. McDonnell (2007 book offers European perspective)
Recent American Literature on Populism
Why Democrats Must Be Populists

Community Organizing: People Power from the Grassroots by D. Beckwith, C. Lopez (online pamphlet)

Criticism of Conspiracism, by Chip Berlet  (subtitled Conspiracism and Right Wing Populism)
"Jim Hightower--America's #1 Populist"
Common Cause (the organization)
Center for the Study of Democracy
Democracy and Trust, ed. Mark Warren
Populism and Social Media: Twitter Harvest (article from The Economist March 4 2017)
Watchdog group: Populist leaders usually lead to more corruption (report in Chicago Tribune Jan 25 2017)
Populists Set Europe's Pace (report from The Economist November 26 2016)
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance (book review from The Economist August 13 2016)
"The Politics of Anger" (oped article about Breexit from The Economist July 2 2016)
“Nativism and Economic Anxiety Fuel Trump’s Populist Appeal” (opinion of  Michael Lind as reported on NPR Sep 4 2015)
"Will Phony Populists Hijack the Fight Against Inequality?" by Zoe Carpenter (excerpt from article in The Nation April 21 2014)
"Time for a Populist Revival" by Jim Hightower (article in The Nation Mar 24 2014)
"Plutocrats vs. Populists" by Chrystia Freeland (November 1 2013 opinion piece in The NY Times)
"The New Insurgents" by Robert Borosage (article about left wing populism from The Nation October 21 2013)
"Trade Unions: New Labour, alt-Labour" (article in The Economist Sep 14 2013)
We The People Amendment (Move to Amend's Proposed 28th Amendment to US Constitution)
"Demagogy Isn't Populism" (Oct 15 2010 editorial from The Progressive Populist)
"How to Fight the Tea Party's Faux Populism by Sherrod Brown" (Oct 2010 USA Today opinion piece) 
"What's Behind the New Populism?" by Liz Halloran  (Feb 2010  story posted on NPR )
Democracy in the Workplace, by Traci Fenton (Aug 2006 article from CSM)
"Why a Right Winger Can't be a Populist" by Max Sawicky (Apr 15 2003 article from The Progressive Populist)
The Thunder of Populist Democracy, by Alexis Maislen
The Populist Moment and The Populist Persuasion (reviews of these two books on www.populist.com site)
The Populism Project (from Norway)
The Wizard of Oz as a parable on populism
The Populist Poems of Carl Sandburg (NPR program link)
The Human Condition, by Kenneth Collier (2007 essay from UU perspective) 
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