94. THE CHALLENGE TO LIBERAL DEMOCRACY: THE LONG VIEW



Revolution is in the air. The political centre is being challenged and the far right is rising once more. Is this as sinister as the rise of fascism and totalitarian states in the 1920s and 1930s, or is a better comparison 1968? Should we be optimistic for liberal democracy or is it facing the death-knell? Drawing on history, our panel discusses this highly important question.