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Yascha Mounk - People Versus Democracy

Drawing on vivid stories and original research, Yascha Mounk identifies three key drivers of voters’ discontent: stagnating living standards, fears of multiethnic democracy and the rise of social media. To avoid giving up on either individual rights or the popular will, the author of "The People Vs. Democracy" believes politicians need to enact reforms that benefit the many, not just the few.

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Francis Fukuyama: Identity and the Politics of Resentment

Francis Fukuyama, best-selling author and renowned political scientist, addresses the issues of identity politics. Fukuyama argues that our connection to personal identities has disconnected us from universal understandings of human dignity.

  • 2019-09-26T21:00:00-07:00
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Left, Right and Center Live: Decisions, Decisions

KCRW take their "Left, Right & Center (LRC)" show on the road—just in time for the 2018 midterm elections that will decide which party controls Congress. Join host Josh Barro and a slate of luminaries from across the political spectrum for a rollicking examination of the issues confounding our country. Imagine the most intensive, in-depth political analysis you've ever experienced—only more fun! LRC Live—because you have decisions to make.

  • 2019-10-03T21:00:00-07:00
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Amy Chua - Political Tribes

Amy Chua, best-selling author of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," provides a cautionary critique of political tribalism in her characteristically sharp style, based on her book "Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations."

Yascha Mounk - People Versus Democracy

Drawing on vivid stories and original research, Yascha Mounk identifies three key drivers of voters’ discontent: stagnating living standards, fears of multiethnic democracy and the rise of social media. To avoid giving up on either individual rights or the popular will, the author of "The People Vs. Democracy" believes politicians need to enact reforms that benefit the many, not just the few.