“If you deny people a populism of the left, and they’re offered a populism of the right, then they may take it”.

What is the role of populism in shaping resistance to Trump and Trumpism? Who are the new progressive leaders emerging from the American grassroots, and what are their historical antecedents? D D Guttenplan, who covered the 2016 USA presidential election for The Nation, explores these questions in the latest episode of the History Workshop Podcast.

Produced by Marybeth Hamilton

Protest, Marjorie Hawke (1894–1979)

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