Episode notes

This is the first episode of Season 2 and the theme for this year is Democracy on Trial. Staffan I. Lindberg and Kelly Morrison of the V-Dem Institute join Kristan to discuss democracy and autocracy around the globe. Each year, the V-Dem Institute releases a Democracy Report, which analyzes the characteristics of democracy and each country's movement toward democracy or autocracy.

Staffan I. Lindberg is a Professor of political science and Director of the

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