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Democracy in an Age of Mistrust: A Conversation with Ethan Zuckerman and Omar Wasow

Ethan Zuckerman’s new book explores how Americans can use their skepticism to resurrect, reform, or outright replace the institutions that no longer serve them.

Past: April 8, 2021 12:00 pm
This is a virtual event
Speakers:
  • Ethan Zuckerman
  • Omar Wasow
 Democracy in an Age of Mistrust

From the Tea Party to Occupy Wall Street, and from cryptocurrency advocates to the #MeToo movement, Americans and citizens of democracies worldwide are losing confidence in what we once called the system. How should we engage in public life when neither protests nor elections bring about lasting change? In Mistrust: Why Losing Faith in Institutions Provides the Tools to Transform Themauthor Ethan Zuckerman explores how Americans can use their skepticism to resurrect, reform, or outright replace the institutions that no longer serve them. In conversation with Princeton political scientist Omar Wasow, he will offer a guide for new ways to participate in civic life. 

This event is produced in partnership with New York University's John Brademas Center.

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