In an era of rightwing populism, we cannot destroy democracy in order to save it | Jeff Sparrow

  Democracy isn’t an institution – it’s a practice that becomes stronger through use. The key to defeating Trump lies in mobilising ordinary people to articulate their real needs The recent anniversary of the Trumpian riot at the Capitol building highlighted a growing anxiety about the state of democracy both in America and around the world. In a widely circulated article, the Canadian professor Thomas Homer-Dixon warned of arightwing dictatorship in the US by 2030. At the same time, a Quinnipiac University poll found nearly60% of Americans believed their democracy is “in danger of collapse ”. Continue reading... .. Full story on 

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