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OPINION | Why is the world witnessing an alarming increase in populism?

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The EFF in Senekal. Photo: Mlungisi Louw
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There is an increase in populism, which, Rich Mkhondo writes, is alarming, as it subtly promotes racism, mutual hatred, nationalism, sexism, xenophobia and jingoism, whilst attacking basic human rights.

Why is the world witnessing an alarming increase in populism, that belligerent rhetoric leadership style which subtly promotes racism, mutual hatred, nationalism, sexism, xenophobia and jingoism, whilst attacking basic human rights around the world?

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