CANCELLED - 'People Power' and its Discontents
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Today, democracy is the world’s only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis.
Some now worry that ordinary people wield too much power in populist movements that are illiberal and intolerant. Should we worry that democracies may die if they become too democratic?
James Miller is Professor of Politics and Liberal Studies at the New School for Social Research in New York City. Among his books are Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche (2011) and The Passion of Michel Foucault (1993). (1984). From 2000 to 2008, he was the editor of Daedalus, the journal of the AmericanView more
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