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The appeal of authoritarianism: Has democracy had its day?

"What is behind democracy’s seeming decline? What is fuelling the widespread appeal of authoritarianism? Is liberal democracy simply a politics of prosperity, but ill-suited for times of crisis and parsimony? By privileging individual choice and minimizing civic virtue, is liberal democracy simply a victim of its own ‘success’?" For ABCRadioLarry Diamond, Senior Fellow at CDDRL/FSI discusses the dangers of authoritarianism. Listen here

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