Tag: “Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy.”

Venezuela’s best path to democracy is………….


The line of least resistance to restoring democracy in Venezuela? Pay off the military, argues Michael Albertus, an associate professor of political science at the University of Chicago, and co-author… Read more »

Why so many democracies are breaking down


Why do democracies backslide toward authoritarianism? Many scholars point to the worrisome erosion of democratic norms rooted in a social consensus about the rules of the game and civility toward… Read more »