With just two weeks to go until the 2020 United States presidential election, Professor Gary Gerstle has been discussing Trump's authoritarianism, Biden’s challenges, and political polarisation.

Gary Gerstle, Sidney Fellow and Paul Mellon Professor of American History at Cambridge University, has been busy discussing the rapidly approaching US election.

Access the Macro Hive podcast to listen to Gary consider the challenges of a Biden administration, the polarisation of the US, and how Trump deviates from Republican orthodoxy.

Gary also joined Professor Helen Thompson, Professor of Political Economy at Cambridge, on the Talking Politics podcast to think about the historical precedents for US presidents losing office after a single term. 

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