America’s Next Authoritarian Will Be Much More Competent

Written by Zeynep Tufecki 6 November 2020

“From an international perspective,...Trump is just one more example of the many populists on the right who have risen to power around the world...these people win elections but subvert democratic norms: by criminalizing dissent, suppressing or demonizing the media, harassing the opposition, and deploying extra-legal mechanisms whenever possible” (Zeynep Tufekci, 2020).

Publisher: The Atlantic

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Categories: Authoritarianism, Tools of Democracy