Resisting Trumpism in Europe and the United States


From The American Prospect:

An internal battle is shaping up in Europe and the United States between liberal and illiberal democracy. At stake are the values that safeguard against a repeat of the world’s catastrophic experience with fascism and communist totalitarianism. Disturbing signs are everywhere about the declining health of Western democracies—the steady fall in participation, broad distrust of political leaders, alienation from distant decision-makers, the corrupting influence of money in politics, and increasing polarization and gridlock. Out of this discontent, populist nationalists and demagogues on both sides of the Atlantic, like Orban and Trump, have come to power through democratic elections.”


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