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A recent development is the smart character of new despotisms. A new perspective argues that it would be a mistake to underestimate their resilience.
Leaders are expected to be exemplary in their conduct yet some major world leaders have been bad models during coronavirus. A few have been exemplary.
Understand, this is a critique of a set of values, myths and rules, not believers. It isn’t bigotry either. Objecting to a set of beliefs is all fair game.
Autocrats have transformed the coronavirus pandemic into an opportunity to further restrict freedoms. But they also feel the strain.
Coronavirus has inspired dictatorships in the world that are not wasting any opportunity to achieve even tighter grip on basic freedoms.
The underlying issues around good governance, respect for human rights, austerity will not be stemmed by the coronavirus.
Fyodor Dostoevsky once said in regards to prisons that you can tell a lot about a society by its response to epidemics of infectious disease.
Coronavirus is having deep socio-political and socio-economic impact across the world. A new perspective examines if it poses a threat to democracy.
Authoritarians have instead taken advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to pursuing the suppression of freedoms outside the scope of public health.