Austerity has created the perfect fertile compost for populism and nationalism to flourish.
With each passing day, the world is becoming more dangerous. Populism, nationalism, extremism and fascism are arising from the ashes of WW2 as, like the phoenix, they seem to regenerate cyclically. Since the 1970s, progressives, liberals and moderates alike have slowly allowed for a political void to grow underneath their feet. A heap of social issues such as pensions, unemployment, security and healthcare have been left to rot for decades on the political field because of tough economic condi