Is COVID-19 Threatening Democracies? This Boise State Professor Is Watching Closely

May 21, 2020


The coronavirus pandemic is uncharted territory for most everyone. And among all the newness, this disease and the way that countries are dealing with it are presenting a whole new set of academic questions. 

Steven Feldstein is a professor of Public Affairs at Boise State University. His recent article “What Democracy Will Fall Next?” was just published in Foreign Policy. He joins Idaho Matters to talk about how democracies across the globe are dealing with the coronavirus, and just how stable those democracies are.  

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