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Yascha Mounk

Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Johns Hopkins University


Yascha Mounk is associate professor of the practice of international Affairs at Johns Hopkins University, a lecturer on government at Harvard University and a senior fellow in the Political Reform Program at New America. He was previously the executive director of the Renewing the Centre team at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. A weekly columnist for Slate, a monthly columnist for CNN, a regular contributor to Die Zeit and the host of The Good Fight podcast, he has recently completed his third book, which argues that liberal democracy is splitting into two new regime forms: illiberal democracy, or democracy without rights, and undemocratic liberalism, or rights without democracy.