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In the context of the rise of populist movements across Europe and the potential consequences for democratic societies, analyze the role of citizenship education as a powerful tool in challenging and dispelling the “people vs. elite” conflict often utilized by populist leaders.

How can citizenship, civic values, and political knowledge growth act as a shield against populist speech and contribute to the development of a more inclusive and democratic political culture?

Provide real-life examples and evidence to support your argument, highlighting the multidimensional nature of citizenship and the importance of fostering a sense of community, empathy, and tolerance in promoting unity and acceptance among members of society.

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