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Authoritarianism

The comedian called the president an "overt fascist" and said a second Trump term would turn the US into a "democracy in name only."
The president has also repeatedly spread misinformation seeking to delegitimize mail-in voting.
Autocratic leaders have obscured coronavirus data, cracked down on doctors and reporters, and used the health crisis to further erode democracies worldwide.
How a new generation of authoritarians explains the US president's coronavirus response.
Orbán has attacked the judiciary, taken over the free press and led anti-Semitic assaults, including against a major university, but Trump praised him lavishly.
Far-right president Jair Bolsonaro is a threat to Brazilian democracy — and a model for authoritarianism that leaders around the world will follow.
“Brazil’s Trump” — who has praised dictatorship and promised a “cleansing” of his political opponents — will take charge of the world’s fourth-largest democracy.
“Brazil’s Trump” is a far-right congressman who praises dictators. He’s also a lesson in how modern democracies can crumble.
Last Saturday, in a private meeting with Republican donors who had gathered at his Mar-a-Lago estate, Donald Trump attacked