Why the Right Keeps Saying the U.S. Isn’t a Democracy

Why the Right Keeps Saying the U.S. Isn’t a Democracy
Sue Halpern, The New Yorker October 16, 2020

Why the Right Keeps Saying the U.S. Isn't a Democracy

(Samuel Corum/Pool via AP)

Our electoral rights have been debased by those who use the claim that America is a republic, and the libertarianism on which that claim feeds, to justify siphoning power from the electorate.

Read Full Article »


Show comments
Hide Comments

Log In with your RCMG Account

XL subscribe to our newsletter banner

Get the latest news and advice on COVID-19, direct from the experts in your inbox. Join hundreds of thousands who trust experts by subscribing to our newsletter.

Send your news and stories to us news@climaxradio.co.uk or newstories@climaxnewsroom.com and WhatsApp: +447747873668.

Before you go...

Democratic norms are being stress-tested all over the world, and the past few years have thrown up all kinds of questions we didn't know needed clarifying – how long is too long for a parliamentary prorogation? How far should politicians be allowed to intervene in court cases? To monitor these issues as closely as we have in the past we need your support, so please consider donating to The Climax News Room.