Is Liberal Democracy in Dire Straits?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Trump lost, Biden won. Does this mean the United States is out of the woods? Does this mean American democracy, as the world had known it, is back on track? With millions of Americans remaining unreconciled with the outcome of the 2020 elections, Francis Fukuyama, the famed author of the "End of History" thesis, reminds us that liberal democracies will continue to struggle with the inherent tensions between its liberal and democratic components. Can the two poles be reconciled again?
Episode:
American-Style Democracy
Aired:
Jan 21, 2021
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