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Yascha Mounk

Yascha Mounk

Senior Adviser


Yascha is an academic whose work concentrates on the rise of populism and the crisis of liberal democracy. His latest book, The People vs Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is In Danger and How To Save It charts the rise of authoritarian populists around the world, and suggests what citizens and civil society organizations can do to stand up for democracy. Yascha is also an Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University, the host of The Good Fight podcast, a columnist at Slate, and a frequent contributor to publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Foreign Affairs.

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