Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs


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The Decline of Democracy: Standing Up for Liberal, Democratic Values

Thursday, April 08, 2021, 06:00pm - 07:30pm

This livestreamed public presentation by Yascha Mounk is sponsored by UW-Madison's Jean Monnet European Union Center of  Excellence for Comparative Populism and Center for German & European Studies. The La Follette School and Department of Political Science are co-sponsoring the event. Mounk is a writer, academic and public speaker known for his work on the rise of populism and the crisis of liberal democracy. His most recent book, The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom is in Danger and How to Save It, was published by Harvard University Press in 2018.