Doctoral Candidate, National School of Arts, Australian Catholic University
Octavia is a doctoral candidate in politics at the National School of Arts at the Australian Catholic University. Her research interests are in contemporary democratic theories and the relationship between democracy, crisis and the rise of populism.
No doubt thanks to Donald Trump, Brexit, and a string of anti-establishment leaders and parties in Europe, Latin America and Asia, everyone seems to be talking about populism. But populism is nothing new. Its long...