It really matters how you set up conflict and how you talk about the issue and above all how you talk about your adversary. That's where I see the decisive difference between those who tend to invoke the people, the common good and et cetera, in a way that is compatible with democracy and then those who talk in a way that, ultimately, is bound to be dangerous for democracy.
A full transcript is available at www.democracyparadox.com.
Jan is a professor of Social Sciences at Princeton University. He is the author of the books What is Populism? and Democracy Rules.
Key Highlights Include
What does it mean to be undemocratic in a democracyWhy populism threatens democracyRole of conflict in democracyWhat is militant democracy and is it democraticRole of the majority and opposition in democracy
Democracy Rules by Jan-Werner Müller
What is Populism? by Jan-Werner Müller
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