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Tyranny of the Minority: How American Democracy Came to the Breaking Point

Updated: Feb 29

Tyranny of the Minority
Tyranny of the Minority

Tyranny of the Minority: How American Democracy Came to the Breaking Point

Has America decayed to such a point that a small minority of rebellious citizens is holding sway over the nations future?

Most of you are just trying to make ends meet, make a living, survive your adversities, feed your children etc.

And now we must worry about if we and our children will get killed when we go shopping!

Has people who are essentially godless in their thinking taken up the MAGA flag to force a certain point of view on everyone else?

This same minority has managed to put the 2 nd amendment above all of culture and has embraced a mindset of daily killings as the price for having guns.

Will Trump and his authoritarian lackies take America to the heights of Banana Republic status?

Time will tell!

"Steven Levitsky is David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of Government at Harvard University. He is also Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard. His research focuses on democratization and authoritarianism, political parties, and weak and informal institutions, with a focus on in Latin America. He is co-author (with Daniel Ziblatt) of How Democracies Die, which was a New York Times Best-Seller and was published in 25 languages. He has written or edited 11 other books, including Transforming Labor-Based Parties in Latin America: Argentine Peronism in Comparative Perspective (Cambridge University Press 2003), Competitive Authoritarianism: Hybrid Regimes after the Cold War (with Lucan Way) (Cambridge University Press, 2010), Revolution and Dictatorship: The Violent Origins of Durable Authoritarianism (with Lucan Way) (Princeton University Press, 2022), and most recently, Tyranny of the Minority: Why American Democracy Reached the Breaking Point (with Daniel Ziblatt) (Crown Publishers, forthcoming). He and Lucan Way are currently working on a book on democratic survival across the world. Meet the Author." from video introduction

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