Yascha Mounk

Harvard University

Bio

Yascha Mounk is a lecturer on political theory at Harvard University's Government Department, a post-doctoral fellow at the Transatlantic Academy of the German Marshall Fund, and non-resident fellow at New America's Political Reform Program.

Featured Work

JUN 28, 2018 Podcast

Global Ethics Weekly: Orbán's Hungary, the EU, & a "Values-Free Alliance"

As Viktor Orbán continues to enact illiberal policies in Hungary, some, including Harvard's Yascha Mounk, have called for the state to be expelled from ...

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APR 23, 2018 Podcast

The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It, with Yascha Mounk

Harvard's Yascha Mounk argues that liberalism and democracy are coming apart, creating new forms of illiberal democracy (democracy without rights) and undemocratic liberalism (rights without ...