24 Articles by: Anton Jäger

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Anton Jäger is a postdoctoral researcher at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium and coauthor of The Populist Moment: The Left After the Great Recession.

From Bowling Alone to Posting Alone

Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone chronicled the growing loneliness and isolation of wealthy societies. Twenty years later, the problem is far worse than he could have imagined.


Trumpism After Trump

Don’t count right-wing populism out. While technocrats have seen their fortunes rise under lockdown, the sense of national decline and disarray that first brought leaders like Donald Trump to power still has a bright future.