The Attraction of the Big Man

11 October 2016

Voters in a number of countries around the world have enthusiastically backed authoritarian

leaders. Many reasons for this are evidently at play: a longing for stability, corruption, a sense of

estrangement from the political process, and ignorance about democracy. Are established

democracies right to condemn these tendencies, or are they a valid democratic choice?

Publisher: Athens Democracy Forum

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Categories: Video, Authoritarianism