22 Jan 2021

Democracy fragility in the US overstated

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:27 pm on 22 January 2021

Politics and International relations associate Professor Stephen Hoadley believes recent events in the US point to how robust their democracy is.

In an opinion piece he argues that recent commentary around how under threat democracy is in the Republic actually ignore how well it did stand up to what he calls "turbulent political traffic" He talks to Jesse about the article.

After last week's Capitol Riot the FBI has warned of additional threats against the US Capitol and in all 50 states.

After last week's Capitol Riot the FBI has warned of additional threats against the US Capitol and in all 50 states. Photo: AFP / 2021 Getty Images

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