US Democracy and Recent Trends in US Politics Full Presentation Report Now Available Online

On December 12, Kenji Kushida spoke at a seminar organized by the Canon Institute for Global Studies in Tokyo on the topic of US democracy. The full summary of this presentation is now available online (in Japanese only).

In this discussion, Kushida discusses the controversial 2016 US election, and the unexpected results that led to a deeper investigation of our current political system. This presentation looks at the inequalities and contradictions in our political system, many of which Americans had not even been aware of, and the future of the American democracy based on historical precedents.