The Good Fight Podcast

Slouching Toward Brazil

Why the future of American politics may resemble Latin America.

Anti-government activists build a barricade in Valencia, Venezuela, on Aug. 6, a day after a new assembly loyal to President Nicolas Maduro started functioning in the country.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/Getty Images.

Listen to Left-Populism in Latin America:

Yascha Mounk and New York Times Andes bureau chief Nicholas Casey discuss whether left-populism is as dangerous as right-populism; why things are so much worse in Venezuela than they are in Ecuador; and why Latin American politics may hold the key to America’s future.

Twitter: @Yascha_Mounk

This podcast was made in collaboration with New America.

Podcast production by John T. Williams.