Michael J. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University, and the author, most recently, of What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets. His new video series, “What Money Can’t Buy,” is available here.
For those worried about Trump, and about populism, it is not enough to mobilize a politics of protest and resistance; it is also necessary to engage in a politics of persuasion. Such a politics must begin by understanding the discontent that is roiling politics in the US and in democracies around the world.
May 11, 2018