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Surviving Populism

Mounk believes increased immigration, growth of electronic social media and economic stagnation have contributed to the surge in authoritarian pluralism.

In 1992, a former RAND Corporation analyst, Francis Fukuyama, published a book titled The End of History and the Last Man. Written at the end of the Cold War, the book argued that the great ideological battle between the forces of liberal democracy and free markets on the one

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