We Won't Know the Exact Moment When Democracy Dies

Written by Masha Gessen 16 April 2020

"In the early days of the Trump Presidency, there was a lot of speculation about when, if, and how we would pass the point of no return, when we would know that American democracy had been destroyed. That conversation faded after a while, drowned out by the din of Trumpian news. The coronavirus pandemic has brought it back. " (Gessen, 2020)

Publisher: The New Yorker

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Categories: Authoritarianism, Liberal Democracy