Values in transition?
Martin Luther King famously said that the arc of history is bending toward justice – a statement sometimes dismissed as too idealistic, but that may actually have a basis in social science. More than 30 years of research by Ronald Inglehart suggest that, in the long run, democratization, with its attendant social and legal justice, is inevitable. But how long is that long run? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Ronald Inglehart, a political scientist at the University of Michigan and the founding president of the World Values Survey.