‘Majority Minority’: Can democracies handle demographic diversity?


How can democratic governments and politicians positively respond to shifting demographics in increasingly diverse societies?

People claim that massive flows of immigration and demographic change have helped a wave of populist parties gain power from Italy and Sweden to the United States. But immigration and demographic change don’t affect politics—politicians who tell a powerful story about these forces do, the Carnegie Endowment observes.

Join Justin Gest, Natalia Banulescu-Bogdan, and National Endowment for Democracy (NED) board member Rachel Kleinfeld as they discuss Gest’s new book Majority Minority, and how immigration is affecting democratic politics around the world and in the United States (above).

October 19, 2022. 12:00 PM—1:00 PM EDT (UTC-4). Live Online
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