world politics -
There's a very disturbing worldwide trend towards authoritarianism in the last few years (US, China, Europe, Brazil, India, Philippines, Turkey) and I don't understand why.
Seemed like the world was getting better, if too slowly, then one morning everybody woke up and said "let's make all our problems ten times worse by voting in know-nothing kleptocratic demagogues to take our rights away"
Why now? Why do y'all think this is happening now when it wasn't happening 10 years ago?
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