Western Democracy at Risk
America's founding principles have long been held up as model of success to the rest of the world. Somewhat suddenly however, these principals don't seem as solid as they once did. Globalization has created economic growth, but has also widened the gap between rich and poor. A rising conflict between multiculturalism and nationalism has fragmented western populations and caused a surge of nativism. Fake news and filters undermine free speech and a free press. Political parties have fragmented, and election tampering is a valid concern. The viewpoints in this resource address the current state of western democracy.