A new survey from Echo, a London communications group, shows that populism is prompting a new mood of political engagement among citizens around issues such as the environment. A new Ipsos survey suggests that 64 per cent of people around the world aged 16-74 currently feel a need for “a strong leader to take their country back from the rich and powerful”, while some 62 per cent “feel that experts don’t understand the lives of people like them”. About two-thirds think the economy is rigged in favour of the rich and powerful, and that the system is broken. d422-11e9-8367-807ebd53ab77