Feb 10, 2019: Discussion of How Democracies Die

Fascism photoWe will meet at Panera Bread in Mission Valley Mall, 1640 Camino del Rio N (map), on Sunday, February 10th at 3:30 pm to discuss the book How Democracies Die by Steve Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt.  The authors spent more than 20 years studying the breakdown of democracies in Europe and Latin America, and they believe that our democracy is in serious danger. Democracy no longer ends with a bang—in a revolution or military coup—but with a whimper: the slow, steady weakening of critical institutions, such as the judiciary and the press, and the gradual erosion of long-standing political norms.

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