Putney debates 2023 opening lecture: Democracy in crisis?

Richard Clary: Democracy in crisis?

Richard W. Clary from Harvard Law School examines the following questions: Is “democracy” in fact under attack, and if so, what are the causes of those attacks and what can be done to reinvigorate the democratic ethos?

Malcolm Turnbull lecture: Democracy threatened from within

Malcolm Turnbull: Democracy Threatened From Within

Malcolm Turnbull, former Prime Minister of Australia, analyses why major Western countries like the United States have witnessed a crisis in democracy, emphasising the role of the electoral system and the media (especially Fox News).