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Francis Fukuyama is one of the world’s most prominent public intellectuals. He is senior fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and director of the institute’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. See his bio here.
Does the end of Donald Trump’s presidency point to the resilience of democracy, or are we likely to see an even stronger populist surge in America and elsewhere? Professor Fukuyama has argued that the world is in the midst of a “democratic recession.” Is that likely to continue in the post-Trump era?