Since its origins, democracy has been a work in progress. Today, many question its resilience. The Bertelsmann Foundation, Institute for Canadian Citizenship, and Humanity in Action have teamed up with Andrew Keen, author of How to Fix the Future, for Season Three of How to Fix Democracy: a video and podcast series exploring practical responses to the threats facing democracies around the world. Host Andrew Keen interviews prominent thinkers, writers, politicians, technologists, and business leaders who enlighten and challenge us as we seek the answers to How to Fix Democracy.
Season Three Episode One, “Citizenship and belonging,” features Adrienne Clarkson. She is co-founder of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship and the former Governor General of Canada. Madame Clarkson and host Andrew Keen discuss her story of coming to Canada, learning what it meant to be Canadian, and her journey to becoming Governor General of the country. Along the way, she formed important ideas of what citizenship and belonging means in Canada and around the world. (watch | listen)
This series is made possible with the kind support of the William H. Donner Foundation.
Find more episodes here.