In recent years the world has seen an increase in populist sentiments and movements, and according to Fareed Zakaria, those sentiments are most likely here to stay. However, as he closed in his talk to the Lafayette community, it is something that can, and needs to be addressed, most likely by the current college-aged generation.
“You have a huge job ahead of you,” he said to the audience. “Don’t screw it up.”
Zakaria, CNN host of Fareed Zakaria GPS, columnist for The Washington Post, contributing editor for The Atlantic, and bestselling author, came to Lafayette last Thursday night as the International Affairs Major’s 60th anniversary speaker. In his talk, Zakaria addressed how the effects of capitalism, culture, class and communication in an age of increased