Pew Research Center
The Resilience of Democracy
featuring Dr. Richard Wike
Director of Global Attitudes Research at Pew Research Center
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
11:00 - 11:30 pm
World Affairs Councils of America Know Now Conference Call
A deepening anxiety about the future of democracy around the world has spread over the past few years. Emboldened autocrats and rising populists have shaken assumptions about the future trajectory of liberal democracy. Scholars have documented a global “democratic recession,” and some now warn that even long-established “consolidated” democracies could lose their commitment to freedom and slip toward more authoritarian politics.
A 38-nation Pew Research Center survey finds there are reasons for calm as well as concern when it comes to democracy’s future. This call explores these findings.
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