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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Lucan Way

Lucan Way is a political science professor at the University of Toronto and the author of Revolution and Dictatorship: The Violent Origins of Durable Authoritarianism.

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This United League

Will not die, will not perish June 2022
In recent decades, the global battle for democracy has produced numerous brave, heroic leaders — Václav Havel in Czechoslovakia, Lech Wałęsa in Poland, Nelson Mandela in South Africa — who have overcome enormous odds to defeat dictators and lead their countries into freedom. Until this year, Ukraine had not produced such a leader. It’s not that Ukraine fell to autocracy after gaining independence in…