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The Real Threats to American Democracy

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Matter & Light Fine Art

63 Thayer Street

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Join us to celebrate the launch of Ministry of Ideas, a new podcast about the ideas that shape our world. We will hear from Yale University Professor Samuel Moyn who will speak about what is really threatening American democracy (it's not Trump) and what we really should be resisting. This event is co-hosted by the Boston Globe Ideas Section.

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Samuel Moyn is professor of law and professor of history at Yale University.

He received a doctorate in modern European history from the University of California-Berkeley in 2000 and a law degree from Harvard University in 2001. He spent thirteen years in the Columbia University history department, where he was most recently James Bryce Professor of European Legal History, and three at Harvard University, where he was Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor in the law school as well as professor in the department of history.

He has written several books in his fields of European intellectual history and human rights history, including The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (Harvard University Press, 2010), and edited or coedited a number of others. His most recent book, based on Mellon Distinguished Lectures at the University of Pennsylvania in fall 2014, is Christian Human Rights (2015). His new book, Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press in April 2018.

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