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Democracy and the Crisis of Trust
How to restore trust in democracy—before it's too late.
It’s a good time to be a bad democrat. Social media hyper-connectivity, the boundless public appetite for soundbites, and the ease of deploying disinformation campaigns make it relatively simple to exploit weaknesses or sources of discontent with democracy. In contrast, defenders of democracy – including policymakers, election officials, and the democracy, rule of law, and anti-corruption communities – have the much more difficult task of protecting the entire democratic process and convincing the public that the system works for them...