Twilight of Democracy

by Anne Applebaum
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Twilight of Democracy

The subtitle of Anne Applebaum's Twilight of Democracy is "The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism." These two phrases neatly sum up the two halves of the book's central thesis. On one hand,...

Latest answer posted July 21, 2021, 5:59 pm (UTC)

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Twilight of Democracy

The Dreyfus Affair involved the wrongful conviction of a French officer on trumped-up charges of espionage. Dreyfus was Jewish, and the injustice meted out to him was based on nothing more than...

Latest answer posted July 18, 2021, 5:34 am (UTC)

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Twilight of Democracy

Anne Applebaum accounts for the rise of Donald Trump by placing him within the preexisting pessimism in America’s body politic. For the past 100 years or so, Applebaum identifies the threat of...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2021, 6:28 pm (UTC)

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