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The Decline of Democracy in the 21st Century

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The observed decline of democracy in this century appears to be both an economic and a political problem
The observed decline of democracy in this century appears to be both an economic and a political problem
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Representative democracy is a fragile form of government. It cannot be taken for granted. It requires special conditions and constant vigilance to exist and to last, lest it perish in the hands of dictators or of different types of oligarchies.

No democracy is immune to an authoritarian push. That is why a democracy, to survive, must be defended and protected by the people, by unbiased medias, by intellectuals and thinkers.

Researchers at Stanford University have recently sounded the alarm: Without American moral leadership, they say, democracy everywhere is in danger of a free fall.


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Lance Ciepiela is a retired senior who had an interesting career in government service - a United States Marine Corps (USMC) Vietnam-Era veteran, who became interested in restoring the Constitution after I realized that W Bush had attacked (more...)
 

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An "impeached" President Trump, voted 'unfit' to serve by a majority vote in congress, is left in office by a Republican led Senate. Surely, our 'democracy' is 'in the crosshairs' - the Democrats 'pulling one way' and the Republicans 'pulling the other way". #RecklessGamble.

Submitted on Monday, Jan 6, 2020 at 3:42:17 PM

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