How does a democracy die?
What can we do to save our own?
What lessons does history teach us?
In the twenty-first century democracy is threatened like never before.
Drawing insightful lessons from across history – from Pinochet’s murderous Chilean regime to Erdogan’s quiet dismantling in Turkey – Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt explain why democracies fail, how leaders like Trump subvert them today and what each of us can do to protect our democratic rights.
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