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02 July 2020

Dr Pablo de Orellana shares his views on why populist leaders have struggled to contain the virus.

Dr Pablo de Orellana, Lecturer in International Relations in the Department of War Studies, looks at why populist leaders such as Trump and Bolsonaro have struggled to contain exploding outbreaks of Covid-19 in their countries.

He also discusses the way nationalists have responded to the Black Lives Matter movement by igniting a culture war to distract from debates we could be having on how to deal with forms of structural racism in society. 


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Lecturer in International Relations