Rod Tiffen and Dennis Altman – interview

‘Nostalgia voters, identity politics and populism’

In an interview with Geraldine Doogue for ABC Radio National’s Saturday Extra, Rod Tiffen and Dennis Altman discuss their pieces from Griffith Review 57: Perils of Populism.

Tiffen postits ‘restorationism’ as a mindset that populist parties adopt when they promise a return to a golden past; and Altman says the populist attacks on ‘political correctness gone mad’ fail to grasp the inequities that give rise to identity politics.

Griffith Review