CBC Radio’s The Sunday Magazine is a lively, wide-ranging mix of topical long-form conversations, engaging ideas and more. Each week, host Piya Chattopadhyay takes time for deep exploration, but also makes space for surprise, delight and fun.
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International law expert Tom Ginsburg on the future of U.S. democracy
After the events at the U.S. Capitol this week, host Piya Chattopadhyay speaks with Tom Ginsburg, a scholar of international law and political science and co-author of the 2018 book How to Save a Constitutional Democracy. They discuss what the future might hold for the United States given the current condition of its democratic institutions, what the Trump administration has revealed about the promise of American exceptionalism, and how the United States compares to other democratic nations around the world experiencing an erosion of democracy.