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November 18, 2020

Dialogues After Show with Doug Saunders

Doug Saunders, Globe & Mail columnist, joined host Rudyard Griffiths for the November 18 After Show to discuss the rise of authoritarianism and populism and their implications for Canada and our values and institutions. Click the "play" button to the left to watch

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The Guests

Doug Saunders

Doug Saunders

Doug Saunders is an author, journalist and consultant of Canadian and British citizenship. He is the author of the books Arrival City: The Final Migration and Our Next World (2011), The Myth of the Muslim Tide (2012) and Maximum Canada (2017). Currently resident in Berlin and Toronto as a 2019-2021 Richard von Weizs├Ącker Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy, he is also the international-affairs columnist for The Globe and Mail. He served as the paper’s London-based European bureau chief for a decade, after having run the paper’s Los Angeles bureau, and has written extensively from East Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, the Middle East and North Africa. He writes a weekly column devoted to the larger themes and intellectual concepts behind international news, and has won the National Newspaper Award, Canada’s counterpart to the Pulitzer Prize, on five occasions, as well as the Schelling Prize for Architectural Theory, the Donner Prize and the National Library of China Wenjin Book Award. He was a co-designer of the Germany pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, which was based on is book Arrival City. His current work examines the neighbourhood-scale manifestation of larger social and economic crises, with field work in seven countries.

Rudyard Griffiths

Rudyard Griffiths

Rudyard Griffiths is the chair and moderator of the Munk Debates. He is the author of Who We Are: A Citizen’s Manifesto and has edited various essay collections on Canadian and international politics and history. He has been a television anchor on BNN, CTV and Bloomberg TV. He is the chair of the Ontario 360 public policy initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, where he is also a senior fellow. For debate related content and commentary follow Rudyard at @rudyardg.

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