Lincoln Mitchell

Political Development, Strategic Communication and Research

Lincoln Mitchell is a political development and strategic communications consultant as well as an accomplished scholar and writer. Mitchell has worked on political development in dozens of countries as well as on numerous domestic political campaigns. He has also published books, articles, opinion pieces and blogs on international relations, the former Soviet Union, democracy, US politics and baseball. 

Painting the Corners Episode Eight-Donald Trump In the Context of Global Authoritarianism and John D'Acquisto's Journey Through 1970s Baseball

Manu Bhagavan explains why Donald Trump is part of a disturbing global trend. David Jordan discusses the career and journey of John D'Acquisto. Manu and Dave, along with host Lincoln Mitchell, discuss the role of nostalgia in politics and baseball and ask whether, even if Hillary Clinton wins, the authoritarianism of the Donald Trump movement is here to stay.