Yascha Mounk

Contributing writer The Atlantic, Associate professor John Hopkins University and senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund.

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Contributing writer at The Atlantic, associate professor at Johns Hopkins University, and a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund. He is the author of The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It.    

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Conservative leader Boris Johnson won big in the Brexit election. Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn lost disastrously.

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