Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Steve Bannon-New Yorker episode: Is engaging with those you abhor appeasement or liberalism?

After backlash and protest from the invitation of Steve Bannon to The New Yorker's fall festival, the magazine withdrew his invitation. Professor Ashutosh Varshney argues that, though he finds them disturbing, Bannon's views should be heard and challenged. "Though deeply disturbing and wrong, this view shouldn’t – and can’t at this moment— be brushed aside."

September 6, 2018 The Print