First Wednesdays

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The Fate of Western Democracy

Liberal democracy—the system of representative democracy, individual liberty, and the rule of law on which America was founded—is being challenged by both foreign powers and domestic politicians who favor more autocratic governance. Visiting scholar at Middlebury College Stan Sloan discusses these threats.

This video was recorded at the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum on November 7, 2018.

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