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The week democracy died

August 15, 2016

Dark days this summer showed how government by the people—beset by illiberal populists on one side and undemocratic elites on the other—is poised for extinction.

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About the Author

Yascha Mounk

Yascha Mounk

Lecturer in Government

Yascha Mounk received his BA in history and his MPhil in political thought from Trinity College, Cambridge. Now a doctoral candiidate in Harvard’s government department, Mounk’s research interests are in political theory ...