Ivan Krastev

Can democracy exist without trust?

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Filmed Jan 2012 at TEDGlobal 2012
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It seems the more we know about how democracy works — through government transparency, better media coverage, even new insights about our brains — the less we trust democracy itself. Yet it's still, arguably, the best system of government available. As Ivan Krastev says, "What went right is also what went wrong." Can democracy survive?

Ivan Krastev
/ Public intellectual

From his home base in Bulgaria, Ivan Krastev thinks about democracy — and how to reframe it.  Full bio.

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