The Policy Shop
About This Show
A podcast at the University of Melbourne, Australia. The Policy Shop is where national and global public policy is examined. Guests include Nobel laureates Sir Angus Deaton and Harold Varmus, writer Germaine Greer, author and academic Michael Ignatieff, former UN under-secretary, Baroness Valerie Amos, and Big Data entrepreneur Anthony Goldbloom. Listed by iTunes as new and noteworthy, subscribe for the latest episodes.
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Is democracy dying before our eyes?
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From India to Turkey and from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power, as the rule of law and the respect for democratic institutions and processes becomes ever more frayed. Is the survival of liberal democracy at risk?
Yascha Mounk, lecturer on Political Theory at Harvard University and author of – The People versus Democracy – why our freedom is in danger and how to save it - joins us from New York to illustrate the uniqueness of our present political environment, to explore how democracy is wilting away and to illustrate what we can do to reverse this trend.
Rated 5 out of
Quite a unique contribution to public discussion with some great guests.
Date published: 2017-06-07