Mindless Populism: Brexit, Trump, Bolsonaro, & Co

How pandering to the ignorant and foolish always ends in disaster.

The future of representative democracy

Back in the Spring of 2016 a slender majority of British voters opted for a vague promise and a barrel-full of infantile lies. An IPSOS/MORI poll of thousands of Brexit voters revealed that they were on average much older, much less educated, and much more ignorant than those who voted to remain in the European…