Confirming what has been apparent, a new international study from finds that the Republican Party is now "far more illiberal than almost all other governing parties in democracies" and closer to autocratic parties in Hungary, Turkey & India.
Republicans closely resemble autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey – study
We knew this, of course.
Republicans closely resemble autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey - study
especially fitting tonight
#US Republican party ⁦⁩ has become dramatically more #illiberal in the past two decades and now more closely resembles ruling parties in #autocratic societies than its former centre-right equivalents in Europe. #Trump is a symptom, not the cause!
Republican Party rhetoric has moved toward global anti-democratic populist parties, first slowly & then quickly under Trump:
almost 35% of the world’s population, 2.6 billion people, live in nations that are becoming more autocratic #democracy
Republican Party is no longer centre right but has become a nationalist party similar to parties in Hungary, Poland, Turkey, and India.
Fascism arrived. Far too many powerful countries - including the USA, India, Hungary, Poland, &, increasingly, Britain - have become dangerously nationalistic, populist & illiberal, in a shift entirely reminiscent of the catastrophic 1930s.
"In a significant shift since 2000, the GOP has taken to demonising and encouraging violence against its opponents, adopting attitudes and tactics comparable to ruling nationalist parties in Hungary, India, Poland and Turkey."
In my book How Fascism Works, I argue that the US has a long history of fascist politics and ideology, which the Republican Party has fed off and fostered. Trump is, generally, a symptom and not a cause.
New study: The Republican Party has become dramatically more illiberal in the past two decades and now more closely resembles autocratic ruling parties than its former centre-right equivalents in Europe
Republicans closely resemble autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey – study
The Republican party has become dramatically more illiberal in the past two decades and now more closely resembles ruling parties in autocratic societies than its former centre-right equivalents in Europe, according to a new international study.
“The Republican party has become dramatically more illiberal in the past two decades and now more closely resembles ruling parties in autocratic societies than its former centre-right equivalents in Europe, according to a new international study.”
Republicans closely resemble autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey – study
US Republican party has dramatically shifted away from democracy to authoritarianism in last 20 years. Democrats haven't. From 'both sides' arguments about this are clearly nonsense. US media please take note
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The Guardian: US Republicans closely resemble autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey - study
„the decline in democratic traits has accelerated around the world and that for the first time this century, autocracies are in the majority – holding power in 92 countries, home to 54% of the global population.“ what does this mean for #globalhealth ?
Republicans closely resemble autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey – study
„centre-right parties like Germany’s Christian Democratic Union⁩ and Spain’s People’s Party have stuck to their commitment to democratic norms. By the same measure, Britain’s Conservative party has moved some way along the liberal-illiberal spectrum“
Republicans closely resemble autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey - study
Swedish university finds ‘dramatic shift’ in GOP under Trump, shunning democratic norms and encouraging violence.
Swedish research on how the US Republican party has been shifting rapidly toward autocracy in the last 20 years. (We sort of knew this....)