Remittances Review

ISSN:2059-6588 | e-ISSN: 2059-6596

ISSN:2059-6588 | e-ISSN: 2059-6596

Understanding and Tracing Causes of Populism in Western Europe

ASMAT Ullah Khan, RAHAT Naseem Ahmed Khan, MOHSIN Naseer
Populism, Identity, Nationalism,Globalization, Homogenous entity. ,


This study explores that Populism is most rudimentary aspect that has got the appreciable attention of whole world. Today, populism can be represented with the apparition that is engulfing the whole world more specifically Europe as well as other Western countries. In the current era, the proceedings of populism can be observed into the vote of UK for its departure from EU as well as victory of Donald Trump in US and Marine Le Pen in addition to Alternative in Germany. According to a detailed survey report, it has been observed that foundation of populism in Europe is as ancient as compared to the populist parties creation in various other countries such as Independence Party prevailing in UK, AfD in Germany, movement of Five Star in Italy, foundation of Golden Dawn in Greece, democratic party prevailing in Sweden, existence of Freedom Movement in Austria, creation of Law and Justice movement in the various parts of Poland, Jobbik party in Hungary and all these movements or parties that fall under the category of populism came into being since 2012.