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  • EJ Dionne and Newt Gingrich Debate Future of American Democracy
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    Munk Debate on President Trump and American Democracy

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) and Kimberly Strassel debated E.J. Dionne and Andrew Sullivan at the bi-annual Munk Debates in Toronto. The topic of the debate was the Trump…

    3,931 views
  • emFrom Democracy to Freedomem and emNo Wall They Can Buildem
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    From Democracy to Freedom and No Wall They Can Build

    Contributors to the books From Democracy to Freedom: The Difference Between Government and Self-Determination and No Wall They Can Build: A Guide to Borders and Migration Across North…

    115 views
  • Timothy Snyder Discusses emOn Tyrannyem
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    On Tyranny

    Professor Timothy Snyder talked about his book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, in which he reflects on how many democracies failed throughout Europe during the 20th…

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  • emDemocracyem
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    Democracy

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her book Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom, in which she looks at democracy around the world.

    1,138 views
  • Nationalism Liberalism and Democracy
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    Nationalism, Liberalism, and Democracy

    Sohrab Ahmari delivered remarks on illiberalism, or the erosion of the liberal order in politics. Mr. Ahmari shared his views on how nationalism, global insecurity, and identity politics…

    335 views
  • Matt Taibbi Discusses emInsane Clown Presidentem
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    Insane Clown President

    Matt Taibbi talked about his book Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus, in which he recounts the 2016 Presidential election cycle and examines the democratic process and…

    3,473 views
  • Representative Adam Schiff DCA Delivers Remarks at the Brookings Institution
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    Congress and Democracy Around the World

    House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivered remarks one day after his committee heard testimony on Russian tampering in the U.S. presidential election. He spoke about the…

    272 views
  • British Youth Parliament Debate How to Build a Better Kinder Democracy
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    Annual British Youth Parliament Debate, A Better Democracy

    More than 300 members of the United Kingdom’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate of five topics being considered for their national…

    261 views
  • Democracy During World War II
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    Democracy During World War II

    Historians talked about the influence of American democracy after World War II. Topics included the growth of America’s federal government during the war, the United Nations and human rights after the war, and relief…

    384 views
  • After Words with Jason Brennan
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    After Words with Jason Brennan

    Jason Brennan talked about his book Against Democracy, in which he argues that democratic political systems fail to provide the best outcomes and calls for a form of government run by the…

    2,993 views
  • emAge of Follyem
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    Age of Folly

    Lewis Lapham talked about Age of Folly: America Abandons Its Democracy, his book of essays on America’s democracy and where it is headed. He spoke with Terry McDonell.

    1,124 views
  • David Daley Discusses emRatfkedem
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    Ratf**ked

    David Daley talked about his book, Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America’s Democracy. He spoke at Jones College Prep High School at the 2016 Chicago Tribune…

    1,465 views
  • Democracy Elections and the Vote
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    Democracy, Elections, and the Vote

    Akhil Reed Amar and Richard Pildes talked about the evolution of the democratic process and the establishment of a bipartisan system in the United States. They started with the earliest…

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  • Panel Discussion on Politics
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    Panel Discussion on Politics

    Panelists talked about politics and democracy. Panelists included John Nichols, co-author of People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy; Ari Berman, author of…

    1,063 views
  • emThe Road from Runnymedeem
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    The Road from Runnymede

    A.E. Dick Howard talked about his book The Road from Runnymede: Magna Carta and Constitutionalism in America, in which he recalls the creation of the Magna Carta, and the impact of the…

    874 views
  • Discussion on Youth Radicalization
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    Youth Radicalization

    Panelists talked about various programs in parts of Africa, Asia and Europe to discourage youth from joining radical movements. Topics included involving young people in a democratic…

    444 views
  • Amy Kittelstrom on emThe Religion of Democracyem
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    The Religion of Democracy

    Professor Amy Kittelstrom talked about her book The Religion of Democracy: Seven Liberals and the American Moral Tradition, in which she examines the history of the role of religion in…

    786 views
  • Open Phones with Robert Scheer
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    Open Phones with Robert Scheer

    Robert Scheer, author of They Know Everything About You: How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy, talked about his book and responded to…

    772 views
  • emOf Empires and Citizensem
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    Of Empires and Citizens

    Amaney Jamal talked about her book, Of Empires and Citizens. In her book, Professor Jamal discusses why the spread of democracy has been slow in the Arab world and suggests the U.S. has played a…

    1,151 views
  • Discussion on Democracy and Social Issues
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    Democracy and Social Issues

    Panelists talked about the American political system’s ability to solve problems such as poverty, health care access, discrimination, and voter turnout. “Can Democracy Transform Social Crisis?” was a panel…

    319 views
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