The Pandemic Was Supposed to Be Great for Strongmen. What Happened?

Written by Ivan Krastev 7 September 2021

“The protests in Belarus should force us to rethink the relationship between the pandemic and authoritarianism. Does the virus infect our societies with authoritarian governance or, alternatively, can it strengthen democratic immunity?” (Ivan Krastev, 2020).

Publisher: NYT

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Categories: Authoritarianism, Tools of Democracy