Sinn Féin is an unashamedly populist party, says Ó Broin

The party’s Housing spokesperson insists that when Mary Lou McDonald or Gerry Adams rail against the elites, ‘that‘s a populist strategic manoeuvre’

24th November, 2020
Sinn Féin is an unashamedly populist party, says Ó Broin
Eoin Ó Broin, Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Housing: ‘For me, it’s about what you do, not where you’re from.’ Picture: Rollingnews.ie

Is Sinn Féin a populist party? While his party press office may deny it and his party membership and leader may not identify as one, Eoin Ó Broin is resolute. Sinn Féin is a populist party and proudly so.

“Populism isn’t a flash in the pan thing,” the party’s spokesperson for Housing said on a recent episode of the Europe’s New Political Economy podcast....

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