Rights, Reason and Representation

Carl LeVan

Join me, Professor Carl LeVan of American University in Washington, DC for engaging, short interviews with global scholars, public intellectuals, and activists. What will we talk about? Rights - because democratic backsliding puts human dignity at risk, and liberal conceptions of rights are facing new demands for recognition. Reason - because democracy has the tools to discover and defend facts. Representation - because from Occupy Nigeria to Black Lives Matter, new modes of participation are driving innovation and challenging the limitations of conventional democratic institutions. read less