THE FUTURE OF FREEDOM: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The problem with democracy is that it lets just about everyone have a say.Or so would go an inelegant rendition of Newsweek International editor Zakaria's more sophisticated argument, which is akin to those of, say, Samuel Huntington and Francis Fukuyama in the Big Idea school of political criticism. Briefly, Zakaria holds that some of the features we take for granted in democracy, such as ... Read full review

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Very original, very clear, very persuasive.

Review: The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad

User Review  - Therese A. Brink - Goodreads

The premise of the book is that democracy and freedom are not the same thing. Zakaria believs that too much direct democracy is bad. He believes that the indirect republican form of democracy is the ... Read full review

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