Jonathan Hopkin
​Professor of Comparative Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science

Jonathan Hopkin is ​a professor of comparative politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is the author of Anti-System Politics: The Crisis of Market Liberalism in Rich Democracies (2020).

Written by Jonathan Hopkin

Something for everyone. Workers at a Daimler-Benz car plant listen to a speech by a visiting dignitary in West Germany circa 1972. Photo by Ernst Haas/Getty

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Economic history
Thirty glorious years

Postwar prosperity depended on a truce between capitalist growth and democratic fairness. Is it possible to get it back?

Jonathan Hopkin