Ben White is Emeritus Professor of Rural Sociology at the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague. He has been involved in research on agrarian change and the anthropology and history of childhood and youth since the early 1970s, mainly in Indonesia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
By Ian Scoones, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Lyda Fernanda Forero, Marc Edelman, Wendy Wolford, Ben White, Open Democracy
Authoritarian populism is on the rise. Whether in Brazil, Hungary, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, South Africa, Turkey, France, the US and many other countries. Regressive, nationalist, sometimes with religious inflections, it is a diverse, global phenomenon.