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Our Democracy Could Be In Peril From Within — Will Leaders Step Up?

by Joe Goldman, Lee Drutman, Larry Diamondvia The Hill
Saturday, July 25, 2020

The history of failed democracies is replete with one lesson above all others: In times of crisis, it is up to leaders committed to our democratic values to walk democracy back from the brink — and to put the constitution and the country above narrow partisan considerations.

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Is Trump Giving Authoritarianism A Bad Name?

by Larry Diamond, Lee Drutman, Joe Goldmanvia The New York Times
Thursday, March 15, 2018
In the past two years, a wave of distressing commentary has stressed the fragility of American democracy and the potential, inspired by President Trump, for emerging authoritarianism.