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Yascha Mounk

Contributing Writer

Yascha Mounk is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and an associate professor at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It.
Yascha Mounk is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and an associate professor at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It.
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Analysis: The Coming Crisis of Legitimacy

Whether Biden or Trump emerges as the winner, millions of Americans will likely believe that their candidate was robbed.

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Viewpoint: Authoritarian Populists Have Six Classic Moves. Trump's Response to COVID-19 Uses 5 of Them.

While the president may not be using the coronavirus to consolidate power, Americans should still be worried about the threat he poses to democracy.

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Confidence in Democracy Is at the Lowest Point on Record

A new report shows that people around the world are collectively losing faith in democratic systems.

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How Not to Run a Panel

Panel discussions can be very boring, but they don’t have to be if you follow these six rules.