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What Comes Next? Lessons for the Recovery of Liberal Democracy

By Rachel Kleinfled and David Solimini / Last Updated 2018 October 31st

What can the United States learn from democracies that have faced executive degradation of pre-weakened democratic institutions? Democracy Fund commissioned “What Comes Next? Lessons for the Recovery of Liberal Democracy” to understand just that. In it, Rachel Kleinfeld and David Solimini look at cases of democratic decline and subsequent renewal, to determine what we might expect to see in the United States, and what paths to renewal are likely to be fruitful.