What Is Generating the Shift Toward Authoritarian Leadership — and What Can We Do About It?
MONDAY, 9 NOVEMBER, 13:15 to 14:30 EST
In many parts of the world, the last decade has seen the rise of leaders with a strong authoritarian style backed up by the divisive, anti-pluralist policies and propaganda that are straight out of the authoritarian playbook. The panel will discuss the appeal of authoritarianism, the economic forces contributing to its rise, new frameworks for thinking about authority in society, and the importance of alternative ways of being, relating, and thinking. It brings together four scholar practitioners who each approach authoritarian leadership and its prevention from a different perspective.