Our Democracy is at Risk!

"Voters are adapting to authoritarianism. And that doesn’t just portend a bad outcome for Democrats in November; it suggests America’s democratic future is at acute risk." READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/oct/24/democrats-midterms-hurdle-americans-are-getting-used-to-eroded-democracy


"Human beings are remarkably adaptable. Often, this serves us well: it means we survive, even through horrifying circumstances. But it also means that we can learn to live in horrifying circumstances. Terrible laws that don’t affect most of us every day simply fade into the background as life ticks on. Terrible governments rarely target majorities of the population immediately and all at once. Instead, authoritarian states tend to start with those who have little power, as well as those who threaten the authoritarian’s power. For many conservative, highly religious authoritarian states, women are both a group with less economic power and political representation and a chief threat."

READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/oct/24/democrats-midterms-hurdle-americans-are-getting-used-to-eroded-democracy