Steve Bannon, the former head of Breitbart News and former chief strategist to President Trump, argues for the resolution that the “future of western politics is populist, not liberal.”
Arguing the opposing side is Canadian-American David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic, former speechwriter for President George W. Bush, and author of the recent book "Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Public."
Rudyard Griffiths moderates the debate from Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. (November 2, 2018)
Note: Due to a technical error, the Munk Debates announced incorrect voting results at the conclusion of the event. The final official audience vote on the resolution was 28% in favour and 72% opposed. The Munk Debates have announced that the debate ended in a draw and apologized for the error.