How democracies die

There are no tanks in the streets, people still vote, newspapers still publish—people may not immediately realize our democracy is dying.  New York Times best-seller “How Democracies Die” co-author Prof. Steven Levitsky joins us.  With host Kris Welch.

While much of the public is still reeling over the election of Donald Trump, the power of his appeal may be less surprising than we think, given America’s long history of right-wing populism and the contradictions of liberalism. Steve Fraser traces the history of the notion of the limousine liberal, central to right-wing populism and … Continued