American Democracy

It’s inauguration time and American Democracy week on Engelsberg Ideas. Our writers explore America’s place in the history of democracy and what the future holds for this unique country.

Can America lead again?

Iain Martin with guests Sir Nigel Sheinwald, Professor Joseph Nye, Karin von Hippel and Tom McTague on the foreign policy challenge facing the Biden administration.

The tragedy of the Trump circus

Hollywood liked Trump and helped make him. Then he became President. Can entertainment and politics be restored to their proper place?

America – nation of myth-makers

Enduring debates about rights, freedom and individualism take us back to rival interpretations of what went on in the 1770s and 1780s.

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