Answering the call to defend democracy


“There’s no doubt that democracy is in crisis, and we’ve talked about that for a long time,” says Carl Gershman, founding leader of the National Endowment for Democracy. “Larry Diamond has used the word recession to describe what’s happened. And to be perfectly frank it shouldn’t be surprising to us.”

Gershman brings you up to date on the current state of democracy in the U.S., and around the world, to include some bright spots, the McCain Institute reports. Guest hosted by Paul Fagan, McCain Institute program director for Human Rights & Democracy.

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