China is taking a deep dive to global domination. However, its ideological rivals, the Western democracies, are somewhat blind to Beijing’s global ambition.
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The first and second waves of democracy reversed. Thought to be a more permanent wave, the third wave seems to be regressing too – a third reverse wave.
China has ramped up repression of democracy protests in Hong Kong and of ethnic Uighurs. Western powers Friday called on China to stop these policies.
Felons have continued to face hurdles in voting. Now formerly incarcerated face financial obstacles to voting in some states.
Cameroon opposition protests of September 22, 2020 to demand Paul Biya’s removal saw low turnout and dozens arrested including leading figures.
The de facto opposition leader of Cameroon, Maurice Kamto, called for nationwide anti-government protests on September 22, 2020. The Yaoundé regime met them with repression.
The relationship between state (meaning politics) and religion has long interested scholars. Renewed interest questions its impact of religion on populism.
The recent reversals in democratic values are a wakeup call. It is becoming more and more urgent to prevent further democratic decay and push for renewal.
Strengthening democracy is not done by withdrawing from the world. Democratic resilience needs the building of strong alliances worldwide.
President Mnangagwa is looking to have exiled members of the G40 arrested and returned to Zimbabwe to face what he calls justice.