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Can an “Egalitarian” Nationalism Protect Democracy? — Maya Tudor at The Interval

QUESTION: So what I really want to take from your research is an idea that this pro-democracy nationalism inoculates against the anti-democracy nationalism. But when I think of the riots in Gujarat, which happened 20 years after independence, and five years before the time period you’re talking about, and the rise of the BJP today, I can’t take away that...

5. Democracy: Why It Finally Worked – Truth Matters – Vishal Mangalwadi

Why did the Reformation liberate whole nations from political tyranny? The Sixteenth Century Reformation began as a spiritual movement in the heart of an university professor. When Martin Luther nailed his 95-Theses at the door of his University’s church, he was protesting against the corruption of his religion. So how did the Reformation create the political system that the Enlightenment...