“‘A new battle for civilisation’: Bernard-Henri Lévy’s war on populism”

By Lara Marlowe

Published on Saturday, April 13, 2019

Never afraid of a flourish, Bernard-Henri Lévy is as strong in his defence of the Israeli army, the EU and interventionism as he is critical of Brexit and populism. Now he’s bringing his one-man play to 20 cities, including Dublin, in advance of next month’s European elections.

So what will he tell the Irish? ‘That they are the heroes of Europe, a heroic people in this tempest. They are a people who resist the winds of populism.’ James Joyce was ‘a father of Europe,  like Dante, like Erasmus’.

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