2:30–3:15 p.m.

The Nationalist Revival: Trade, Immigration, and the Revolt against Globalization

John B. Judis
Editor-at-Large
Talking Points Memo

  • Are we headed toward a political revolution?
  • The challenge to the political center by the anti-capitalist left and populist right
  • Why the populist right? Trump, Brexit, and the European right; the new nationalism; how global capitalism has produced discontented working classes
  • Why the left? Warren and Sanders, Labour’s Corbyn, and the rebellion of the young; the unexpected revival of socialism; the anxieties created by climate change and economic insecurity
  • What’s at stake in the next election in the United States?

Specialty Focus Area: Global Trends