Matthias Kolb is the U.S. polit­i­cal cor­re­spon­dent for the web­site of Süd­deutsche Zeitung, Ger­many’s lead­ing dai­ly news­pa­per. He cov­ered both the 2012 and 2016 pres­i­den­tial elec­tions being based in Wash­ing­ton, D.C., but tries to leave the city as often as pos­si­ble to do sto­ries about life out­side the D.C. bub­ble. He is also a con­trib­u­tor to Ger­man pub­lic radio Zündfunk.
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The End of American Democracy: 30 Seconds to Midnight
A professor at Yale University talks about what history can teach us.