Stanford's Francis Fukuyama on the Root of 'Identity' Politics

52 min
at 10:00 AM
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Stanford scholar Francis Fukuyama believes America's increased political polarization can be traced back to a universal desire for recognition. His latest book, "Identity," digs into the factors that gave rise to President Trump, Brexit and even violent extremist groups. Fukuyama joins Forum to discuss identity politics, the road back to a united American identity and how the world has changed since publication of his best-selling "The End of History."


Francis Fukuyama, senior fellow, The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University; author, "Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment"