[KINDLE] ❤ Could It Happen Here? ➜ Michael Adams – Writerscompany.co.uk

Could It Happen Here? From Award Winning Author Michael Adams, Could It Happen Here Draws On Groundbreaking New Social Research To Show Whether Canadian Society Is At Risk Of The Populist Forces Afflicting Other Parts Of The World.Americans Elected Donald Trump Britons Opted To Leave The European Union Far Right, Populist Politicians Channeling Anger At Out Of Touch Elites Are Gaining Ground Across Europe In Vote After Shocking Vote, Citizens Of Western Democracies Have Pushed Their Anger To The Top Of Their Governments Political Agendas The Votes Have Varied In Their Particulars, But Their Unifying Feature Has Been Rejection Of Moderation, Incrementalism, And The Status Quo.Amid This Roiling International Scene, Canada Appears Placid, At Least On The Surface As Other Societies Retrench, The International Media Have Taken Notice Of Canada S Welcome Of Syrian Refugees, Its Half Female Federal Cabinet, And Its Acceptance Of Climate Science And Mixed Efforts To Limit Its Emissions After A Year In Power, The Centrist Federal Government Continues To Enjoy Majority Approval, Suggesting An Electorate Not As Bitterly Split As The Ones To The South Or In Europe.As Sceptics Point Out, However, Brexit And A Trump Presidency Were Unthinkable Until They Happened Could It Be That Canada Is Not Immune To The Same Forces Of Populism, Social Fracture, And Backlash That Have Afflicted Other Parts Of The World Our Largest And Most Cosmopolitan City Elected Rob Ford Conservative Party Leadership Hopeful Kellie Leitch Proposes A Canadian Values Test For Immigrants And Has Called The Trump Victory Exciting Anti Tax Demonstrators In Alberta Chanted Lock Her Up In Reference To Premier Rachel Notley, An Elected Leader Accused Of No Wrongdoing, Only Policy Positions The Protesters Disliked.Pollster And Social Values Researcher Michael Adams Takes Canadians Into The Examining Room To See Whether We Are At Risk Of Coming Down With The Malaise Affecting Other Western Democracies Drawing On Major Social Values Surveys Of Canadians And Americans In 2016 As Well As Decades Of Tracking Data In Both Countries Adams Examines Our Economy, Institutions, And Demographics To Answer The Question Could It Happen Here


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10 thoughts on “Could It Happen Here?

  1. says:

    Could It happen here Adams doesn t think so and he has a lot of data to back up his argument While some believe that Canada is becoming closer to the US culturally and because of our shared geography, values, interests, and economic ties , Adams believes that Canada is straying away from the US and is instead developing in its role as a leader in the midst of cur


  2. says:

    Could It Happen Here Canada in the Age of Trump and Brexit by Michael Adams, is a book examining the rising trend of populist nationalism globally and applying it to Canada with the question is this possible in our country Adams examines statistical data mostly he works for a statistical polling firm in Canada to answer the question, ultimately concluding possibly, but it


  3. says:

    I will have a full review of this one in the very near future.


  4. says:

    Mr Adams is a pollster This book demonstrates both the strengths and weaknesses of his chosen profession There is a lot of data provided here but I think it lacks a certain depth of analysis.Having said that, there is something there I wa...


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    This is not a review but is based on an interview I had with the author It was originally published in the Georgia Straight newspaper.On November 9, 2016, Michael Adams went to bed before a winner was declared in the U.S election for president At 10 p.m., the cable news networks were reporting the count was still too close to call But the Democrats candidate, Hillary Clinton, was widely expected


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    Michael Adams book, Could It Happen Here , focuses on the results of public opinion research and a variety of social and economic metrics in the attempt to determine whether a populist movement of the kind that swept Donald Trump into power could take root in Canada Ironically, I started reading it during the Ontario election, and found that I had to take a break as, despite all of Adams citations of pu


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    As an American perusing the stacks at Shelf Life Books in Calgary, I couldn t help but pick up Michael Adams Could It Happen Here Canada in the Age of Trump and Brexit Maybe it was the red, Trump style hat that triggered my Pavlovian response The Canadians are right to be a little nervous Their mother country has launched headlong and ill advisedly into an effort to abandon their European cocoon and with it the


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    Rating 2.5In the world of politics today, there is nothing that is discussed than the Presidency of Donald Trump Not a day goes by without a new scandal, or a new inflammatory tweet or a new allegation The United States truly seems like it is run like a reality TV show So the question, could it happen here is a relevant one, and will be as long as someone like Trump is in power Michael Adams book still has its place i


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    The question of the title refers to the nativism and populism that lead to Britain s Brexit vote or the election of Donald Trump as American president The question first feels like a threat Maybe it was that picture of Trump s ball cap on the front cover On completing the book, I feel reassured.An interesting difference between Canada and the US is patriarchy Take this interesting polling question Fifty per cent of American ag


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    Back in March my friend Malcolm and I went to a talk at the Toronto Reference Library called Star Talks Trump and Brexit Could it Happen Here It was a very lively and enlightening look at the vast differences between American, British and Canadian societies, so between Canada and the US The talk even included a look at Provincial Conservative leader Doug Ford, who at the time had just been named to the leader of the party.It was inte


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