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Francis Fukuyama on Donald Trump


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Mosbacher Director Francis Fukuyama describes for The American Interest  podcast this election as a watershed moment for our country, saying that Trump marks a break from the postwar consensus both in economic and foreign policy terms. He also looks at how these latest election results were informed by the political decay he described in his most recent book, Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, before discussing what he sees as an ongoing—and global—backlash against globalization. Listen here.