In other words, I’m saying populism is simply in a lull. As per Arnie, it’ll be back.
It’s already on its way.
We’re just in the middle of a paradigm inversion, from ‘publishers charging consumers’ to ‘patrons paying public performers’. Fans are changing from submissive to dominant, and artists from indentured to emancipated.
Copies are free. The work will be paid for by those who want it.