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The Future of Diverse Democracies, With Yascha Mounk

April 19, 2022

Yascha Mounk, senior fellow at CFR and professor of the practice of international affairs at Johns Hopkins University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the challenges that ethnically, racially, and religiously diverse democracies face. This episode is part of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Diamonstein-Spielvogel Project on the Future of Democracy.

Enter the CFR book giveaway before May 4, 2022, for the chance to win one of ten free copies of The Great Experiment: Why Diverse Democracies Fall Apart and How They Can Endure by Yascha Mounk. You can read the terms and conditions of the offer here.


Books Mentioned on the Podcast


Yascha Mounk, The Great Experiment (2022)


Yascha Mounk, The People Vs. Democracy (2018)


Articles and Reports Mentioned


Dillingham Commission Reports, U.S. Senate via Hathi Trust (1911)


Publius Decius Mus [Michael Anton], “The Flight 93 Election,” Claremont Review of Books, September 5, 2016