Introduction to Daniel Ziblatt

Moderator Chris Kijne delivered the following introduction to Daniel Ziblatt, one of the autors of How Democracies Die. Ziblatt gave an alarming analysis of the collapse of various democracies in recent history, and compared them to the state of the US government today.

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Atlantic City, Forlorn

In this fourth and final blog of this series, John Adams director Tracy Metz selected photographs from Brian Rose’s book ‘Atlantic City’ showing the city as a symbol of excess and decline.

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