«Populismo autoritario» e stato di diritto
di Marco Stefano Birtolo
Abstract: this article investigates the complex relationship between populism, democracy and «rule of law», with regard to the phenomenon of «authoritarian populism». Populist movements play a significant political role in many democratic contexts, posing several challenges for democratic political systems and «rule of law». The objective of this article is to explore the factors which contribute to the growth of «authoritarian populism» within democracies and to describe the implications for democratic institutions and the «rule of law».
Keywords: populism – rule of law – democracy – separations of powers