Tag: End of History

Lecture 22: Political Sources of Populism – Misdiagnosing Democracy’s Ills

– Good morning, everybody. (students chattering) So we talked about the economic demographic and social sources of populism last time. And today, we’re gonna zero in on the political sources that interact with them and produce the kind of politics that we have all been experiencing since 2016. – The leaders to the US, India, China, Australia, every single one...

"Only a viable opposition can defeat the populists." A Talk Europe! interview with Francis Fukuyama

In your book “The End of History”you predicted the triumph of the Western liberal democracyas the final form of the human government. Today you struggle to seethe future for it. What has changed? I think we went througha 30-year period of sometimes referred to as the third waveof democratisation between the early 70s and the mid 2000s,in which the number...