David Shimer discusses his book Rigged: America, Russia, and 100 Years of Electoral Interference with Tom Zoellner, and talks about what foreign meddling means for the future of democracy in the digital age.

(photo © Max Lukian)

David Shimer (@davidashimer) is a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and an Associate Fellow at Yale University. His reporting and analysis have appeared in the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Washington Post, and Foreign Affairs. He is pursuing a doctorate in international relations at the University of Oxford as a Marshall Scholar, and he received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in history from Yale University.

 

 

This podcast is part of the series “55 Voices for Democracy,” an initiative launched by the Thomas Mann House in October 2019. With the new podcast series, Los Angeles Review of Books, Thomas Mann House, Goethe-Institute Boston, the Goethe Pop Up Seattle, and WunderbarTogether expand the successful series. Tom Zoellner and his co-hosts engage in a vivid conversation with intellectuals, artists, and activists about the question of how to renew democracy today.