Holy Cross History Professor Comments on How President Trump’s Language Could Change Citizens' Understanding of ‘Democracy’


Cynthia Hooper, associate professor of history and director of Russian and Eastern European Studies at the College of the Holy Cross, is back in the news again with an op-ed published in Fortune. In her latest piece, Hooper argues how President Donald Trump’s and his advisers’ continual invocation of “the American people” reveals how the language of democracy – “can become a powerful tool in the consolidation of profoundly undemocratic political processes and ideas,” and potentially change the definition of democracy.

Read the full article at Fortune.