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    Fixing Democracy

    This thread will be dedicated to options for fixing democracies, which are now under global attack by various demagogic autocrats. As the first presenter notes, most people like the notion of democracy, yet most everyone realizes that there are numerous problems. Rather than sit back and twiddle...
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    The Rise of Global Authoritarian Populism

    The following excerpt is the conclusion of an interview in The Atlantic, by David Frum with Yascha Mounk on the contours of the sad state of modern democratic republics, under attack by the rise of authoritarian Populism. The interview opens by discussing the rising trend of authoritarian...