Impact of Authoritarianism on Democracy
Impact of Authoritarianism on Democracy. The Health of our Democracy Many commentators argue that our democracy is under threat because of growing approval of authoritarianism; restrictions that make it more difficult for people of color, the elderly, and people with disabilities to vote; greater acceptance of the use of violence to overthrow the government; belief that Joe Biden stole the election, growing acceptance of Christian nationalism and White Replacement theory, and many other issues that challenge question the health of our form of government. In fact, many believe that our nation will be embroiled in a civil war in several years.
- Do you believe we are in danger of becoming an authoritarian society? Why?
- Would less democracy be a good thing?
- Who do blame for these changes?
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