The Crisis of Liberal Democracy

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 1:00pm
Cliff DuRand & Jerry Harris

A crisis of legitimacy has afflicted US politics for well over a decade. Belief in democracy and public trust in our political institutions has been in a long term decline. What lies behind the resulting crisis? Jerry Harris and Cliff DuRand look at the big picture as they examine the forces that have shaped the tumultuous politics of our times. Jerry Harris is National Secretary of the Global Studies Association and author of Global Capitalism and the Crisis of Democracy. Cliff DuRand, a founder of the Center for Global Justice, recently published “Neoliberal Globalization and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy.”