The Signal Board

Welcome to The Signal Board, the CIC’s new blog platform. In this space, you will find a diverse array of content, from op-eds penned by CIC and external experts to interviews with policy makers and practitioners,  and reviews of trending international affairs publications. The Signal Board aims to inform readers on key international affairs issues, spur public debate on those issues and highlight the work of the CIC.

Why populism is a threat to democracy

Why populism is a threat to democracy

Populism is as much a right-wing as it is a left-wing phenomenon, because it is not built on a politics but on identity: “There is us, and there is them, and they can never become us, nor do we want them to.”

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