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Democracy Observer Sees Increased Threats With COVID-19


Larry Diamond is a big believer in democracy and in democratic governments. So he's attuned to threats to democracy, and finds many in the world today.

The threats are even more numerous since the rise of COVID-19, with some world leaders assuming powers they did not have before. We get into the current challenges and the general trends in a discussion about Larry Diamond's latest book, Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency.

The author sees the threats to democracy moving from the fringes to the heart of democracy. Us.

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