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Jacob Levy

Season 1 – Episode 20
December 2016

“To say we’ve never seen anything like this doesn’t even begin to express the magnitude of both the novelty and the danger here.” — Jacob T. Levy. on the coming Presidency of Donald Trump.

Jacob T. Levy is the Tomlinson Professor of Political Theory, Professor of Political Science, and as Associate Member of the Department of Philosophy at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Jacob’s most recent book is “Rationalism, Pluralism and Freedom.” He joins Coy to discuss his recent essay, “Authoritarianism and Post-Truth Politics.” This interview was originally broadcast on Monday, December 12, 2016.



Hosted by best-selling author and award-winning journalist Coy Barefoot, Citizens Band Radio is a production of the Center for Media and Citizenship at the University of Virginia. The program is produced in cooperation with WTJU and WPVC in Charlottesville. The program offers thoughtful conversations exploring issues of media and journalism, democracy and citizenship. The Executive Producers are Siva Vaidhyanathan and Coy Barefoot.