The people vs. democracy : why our freedom is in danger and how to save it /

From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of liberal democracy--individual rights and the popular will--are at war, putting democracy itself at risk. In plain language, Yascha Mounk describes how we got here, where we need...

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Main Author: Mounk, Yascha, 1982-
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2018
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Losing our illusions
  • Part one. The crisis of liberal democracy. Democracy without rights
  • Rights without democracy
  • Democracy is deconsolidating
  • Part two. Origins. Social media
  • Economic stagnation
  • Identity
  • Part three. Remedies. Domesticating nationalism
  • Fixing the economy
  • Renewing civic faith
  • Conclusion : Fighting for our convictions