More than 200 scholars warn of global threats to democracy


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Over 200 scholars of 20th century authoritarianism have signed an open letter of concern about the current state of democracy. The letter was released just a couple of days before the presidential election in the United States. It states that, while democracy appeared to be flourishing everywhere in the years following the end of the Cold War, today it seems to be withering or in full-scale collapse globally. We speak with Jennifer Evans of the New Fascism Syllabus board, who wrote the letter.

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