On Democracy with Aishwary Kumar

About Guest:

Aishwary Kumar is Professor and Shri Shantinath Endowed Chair in Political Nonviolence at California State and Polytechnic University, Pomona, Los Angeles. Aishwary is the author of “Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy”– subject of two Entitled Opinions episodes back in 2016. He returns to the show today to speak on what he calls “the neodemocratic condition”, which is the subject of his forthcoming book titled: “Neodemocracy: Freedom and Violence after Neoliberalism”. 

Songs in this episode:

“Silence must be heard” by Kristal Gandhi

“Ticket to Heaven” by Dire Straits