With Vladimir Putin in Russia, Donald Trump in America and Recep Erdogan in Turkey. the post war world order is confronted with new forms of autocracy,- in addition to the regimes in China, North Korea and the Middle-East. With populism rampant in several European countries, autocracy may be within easier reach. Just watch how the Brexit tragedy is unfolding in Great Britain, or shall we say in England and Scotland. For those of us, who still believe in democracy as the most viable political system, we must try to learn from the cruel and violent twentieth century how to defend and save democracy. Timothy Snyder's 20 lessons are worth reading and following up. You can find the lessons below under document 63.pdf.
HOW TO DEFEND DEMOCRACY (19-03-2017)
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