Video: From Tocqueville to Trump

David Runciman

David Runciman reflects on Trump, Brexit and threats to democracy, with some help from Alexis de Tocqueville. Read his articles for the LRB from the past year:

Is this how democracy ends? · 1 December 2016

Untouchable? The Tory State · 8 September 2016

Where are we now? Responses to the Referendum · 14 July 2016

Short Cuts: the Coalition · 5 May 2016

Deliverology: Blair Hawks His Wares · 31 March 2016