Daniel Ziblatt

Daniel Ziblatt teaches government at Harvard University and is the director of the research hub Politics Through Time. He is the author of Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy and Structuring the State: The Formation of Italy and Germany and the Puzzle of Federalism.  

How a Democracy Dies

Donald Trump’s contempt for American political institutions is only the latest chapter in a history of opportunistic attacks against them. This has been happening for decades.