Tom Ginsburg on the United States Compared to Other Countries Experiencing Democratic Erosion

International law expert Tom Ginsburg on the future of U.S. democracy

After the events at the U.S. Capitol this week, host Piya Chattopadhyay speaks with Tom Ginsburg, a scholar of international law and political science and co-author of the 2018 book How to Save a Constitutional Democracy. They discuss what the future might hold for the United States given the current condition of its democratic institutions, what the Trump administration has revealed about the promise of American exceptionalism, and how the United States compares to other democratic nations around the world experiencing an erosion of democracy. 

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