Are People the Problem with Democracy?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Concerns about the state of democracy have been widespread, as have the reasons. But they've all mostly ignored one possibility: it's us. We're the problem. The call is coming from inside the house. In "Our Own Worst Enemy: The Assault from Within on Modern Democracy," Tom Nichols points to what he sees as 40 years of relative peace, a resistance to change, and unchecked narcissism. He discusses his ideas.
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Sep 27, 2021
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