SPIEGEL Interview with Francis Fukuyama 'Where Is the Uprising from the Left?'

Political scientist Francis Fukuyama was once the darling of American neo-conservatives. In a SPIEGEL interview, the author of "The End of History" explains why he now believes that the excesses of capitalism are a threat to democracy and asks why there is no "Tea Party on the left."
Obama arriving at Andrews Airforce Base last week after a five-state trip. Obama and his advisers "are obviously part of the 1 percent," argues Fukuyama.

Obama arriving at Andrews Airforce Base last week after a five-state trip. Obama and his advisers "are obviously part of the 1 percent," argues Fukuyama.

Foto: JEWEL SAMAD/ AFP
Interview conducted by Hans Hoyng and Gregor Peter Schmitz