“Conflict is the driving force of democracy.”
Chantal Mouffe is a world-renowned political theorist whose ideas have been influential across the globe. Currently a professor at the University of Westminster, Chantal has been visiting professor at European, Latin American and US universities. She is a vehement critic of deliberative democracy and her political theories have been influential to both thinkers and political movements. As an author, she is globally known for Hegemony and Socialist Strategy: Towards A Radical Democratic Politics, which remains extremely influential thirty years on from its publication.