The Rise Of A New Populist Revolt

A broad-based freedom movement has arisen to oppose the lockdown orders and other coronavirus restrictions in England. The elements of the effort seem to draw from both left and right-wing elements, but its underpinnings are surely populist in nature. The two people central to the London Times story are Ellie, who is a very intelligent and articulate woman, and Piers Corbyn, who is not only Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s brother but also a well known climate skeptic.

PHOTO CREDIT: Protesters from the right-wing populist Tea Party movement in the United States By NYyankees51 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9944392