The Nationalist Revival

The Nationalist Revival
Trade, Immigration, and the Revolt Against Globalization

Why Has Nationalism Come Roaring Back?

Trump in America, Brexit in the U.K., anti-EU parties in Italy, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, and Hungary, and nativist or authoritarian leaders in Turkey, Russia, India, and China—Why has nationalism suddenly returned with a vengeance? Is the world headed back to the fractious conflicts between nations that led to world wars and depression in the early 20th Century? Why are nationalists so angry about free trade and immigration? Why has globalization become a dirty word?

Based on travels in America, Europe, and Asia, veteran political analyst John B. Judis found that almost all people share nationalist sentiments that can be the basis of vibrant democracies as well as repressive dictatorships. Today’s outbreak of toxic "us vs. them" nationalism is an extreme reaction to utopian cosmopolitanism, which advocates open borders, free trade, rampant outsourcing, and has branded nationalist sentiments as bigotry. Can a new international order be created that doesn’t dismiss what is constructive about nationalism? As he did for populism in The Populist Explosion, Judis looks at nationalism from its modern origins in the 1800s to today to find answers.

The Nationalist Revival
  • ISBN: 978-0-9997454-0-3
  • Price: $15.99
  • E-Book price: $15.99
  • E-book ISBN: 978-0-9997454-1-0
  • On Sale: October 9, 2018
  • Pages: 160

Author of THE POPULIST EXPLOSION

The Nationalist Revival

The Populist Explosion: How the Great Recession Transformed American and European Politics

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John B. Judis
© Hilary P. Judis

John B. Judis is Editor-At-Large at Talking Points Memo and author of eight books, including The Populist Explosion: How the Great Recession Transformed American and European Politics (Columbia Global Reports, 2016), Genesis: Truman, American Jews, and the Origin of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2014), The Folly of Empire: What George W. Bush Could Learn from Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson (Scribner, 2004), The Emerging Democratic Majority with Ruy Teixeira(Scribner, 2002), and The Paradox of American Democracy: Elites, Special Interests, and Betrayal of Public Trust (Pantheon, 2000). He has written for numerous publications, including The New Republic, The National Journal, The New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones, and The Washington Post. Born in Chicago, he received his B.A. and M.A. degrees in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in Silver Spring, MD.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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Baltimore, MD 21209

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The Nationalist Revival: John B. Judis in conversation with MSNBC's Joan Walsh

The Nationalist Revival: John B. Judis in conversation with MSNBC's Joan Walsh

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Carnegie Council
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New York, NY 10065

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Saturday, October 13, 2018
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Washington, DC 20008

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John B. Judis at The Strand | New York City

John B. Judis at The Strand | New York City

Monday, October 15, 2018
7:30pm — 8:30pm

The Strand
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Second floor
New York, NY 10003

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John B. Judis at Seminary Co-Op Bookstore | Chicago, IL

John B. Judis at Seminary Co-Op Bookstore | Chicago, IL

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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Chicago, IL 60637

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Columbia & UC Berkeley Alumni Present: John B. Judis

Columbia & UC Berkeley Alumni Present: John B. Judis

Thursday, October 25, 2018
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Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
1307 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005

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