Can we stop authoritarian populism? | Crystal Cordell | TEDxSciencesPoCampusMenton by TEDx Talks   3 years ago


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Amidst the rise of authoritarian populism and shifting trends towards right-wing extremism, Crystal Cordell questions the power of demagogues in the political landscape. A powerful and insightful look into the complex political climate that frames our world today, Cordell seeks to debunk narratives of populism.

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Crystal’s academic career took her first to Canada and then to France, where she is currently pursuing research in the fields of political science and philosophy.

A professor at the Middle East-Mediterranean campus of Sciences Po Paris as well as at the University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis and the Skema Business School, she draws great inspiration from her students, who enrich classroom discussions with their diverse origins, interests, and perspectives. It is not uncommon for Crystal to bridge the gap between contemporary ethics and politics and ancient philosophy in her publications and course lectures.

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