Conservative Politicians Are Flirting with Authoritarianism. We Need to Stop Them - 2020-07-17

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F0.png Conservative Politicians Are Flirting with Authoritarianism. We Need to Stop Them July 17, 2020, Gil McGowan, Opinion, The Tyee

The world is experiencing an alarming resurgence of right-wing authoritarianism. And Canada is not immune.

In some cases, governments led by authoritarians have asserted power in countries with little history of democracy. That's the case with Vladimir Putin's government in Russia.

In other cases, the new breed of authoritarians has won power through democratic means in countries with more robust democratic traditions.

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{{cite news | first = Gil | last = McGowan | title = Conservative Politicians Are Flirting with Authoritarianism. We Need to Stop Them | url = https://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2020/07/17/Conservative-Politicians-Flirting-With-Authoritarianism/ | work = Opinion | publisher = The Tyee | date = July 17, 2020 | accessdate = July 17, 2020 }}