Human Rights And The Democracy Recession

Mar 28, 2016

Political and economic unrest has many wondering about the power and limitations of democratic values and diplomacy. On this edition of Up To Date, we talk  about the idea of a "democracy recession" and how to best battle human trafficking and rights violations.

Guest:

  • Mark Lagon is the president of Freedom House and a former U.S.  ambassador, acting as director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. 

Ambassador Lagon will give the Binns Lecture on the Sacred & Secular and Power & Justice in Society at William Jewell College on Thursday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, April 1, at 10:15 a.m. For information, visit William Jewell College's website.