What is another word for populism?

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[ pˈɒpjuːlˌɪzəm], [ pˈɒpjuːlˌɪzəm], [ p_ˈɒ_p_j_uː_l_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]

How to use "Populism" in context?

Populism is a political movement characterized by appeals to the masses, strong anti-elitism, and a strong preference for direct democracy over representative democracy.

The term has been used in various ways over the years, but it has come to be especially associated with right-wing movements and political figures in the United States, Europe, and South America that have advocated for policies such as lower taxes, small government, and a strengthened national identity.

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