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TRUMP’S FIRST YEAR: HOW RESILIENT IS LIBERAL DEMOCRACY IN THE US?
In its 2016 “Democracy Index” report, the Economist Intelligence Unit downgraded the United States from a “full” to a “flawed democracy”. The report cited “an erosion of trust in political institutions” as the primary reason for the downgrade. In January 2018 Freedom House offered an equally dire assessment: “democratic institutions in the US have suffered erosion, as reflected in partisan manipulation of the electoral process and growing disparities in wealth, economic opportunity and political influence. N/A DOWNLOAD