European Populism After Trump

IMG_6247On Tuesday May 23 the Council partnered with the Seattle Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany to host Eckart Woertz, Senior Fellow at the Barcelona Center for International Affairs for an overview of recent developments in Europe and an analysis of the impact of populism.  Simon Liepold of Microsoft’s Corporate, External and Legal Affairs department and World Affairs Council Fellow moderated the conversation. Topics addressed included the broad nature of populism in Europe, why it has achieved so much recent success, the media’s role in that success, and areas of hope across Europe.