An Yountae is an associate professor of religious studies at California State University, Northridge. He is the author of The Decolonial Abyss: Mysticism and Cosmopolitics from the Ruins (Fordham, 2016) and he co-edited with Eleanor Craig, Beyon Man: Race, Coloniality, and Philosophy of Religion (Duke 2021). His new book, The Coloniality of the Secular: Race, Religion, and Poetics of World Making is forthcoming from Duke University Press (2023).
Against the prevailing conception of populism in Western democratic societies, Argentinean political theorists Paula Biglieri and Luciana Cadahia rearticulate the meaning of populism from the perspective of Latin American political reality. In their book Seven Essays on Populism (Verso 2021), Biglieri and Cadahia invite the readers to reconsider populism as constitutive of the political.