Democracy is at existential risk

Stella Liu argues: „there is an increasing body of contemporary political science which supports the idea that there can be an authoritarian regime, tending no closer to democracy because the frictions which could bring down power structures are resolved internally and out of public view…“

Save Liberal Democracy

by Stella Liu

One of the great mistakes made by many observers of history is a mistaken belief in inevitability. People, when talking about the development of institutions over time, like to think that events could not have happened any other way and that the trend will continue indefinitely.

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