Congressional paralysis, voter suppression, and widespread political polarization all suggest that American democracy is far from exemplary.
America desperately needs a dose of its own medicine of democracy promotion.
If we extrapolate from the current trend lines, democracy will be gone in a couple decades, melted away like the polar ice. But although down, democracy is not out.
Biden is lukewarm about expanding the Supreme Court, and Nancy Pelosi says she won’t schedule a vote on it. Still, Republicans are fuming.
If we don’t expand our democracy now, we might lose it for generations to come.
Donald Trump has been defeated, but American democracy remains in peril. Here’s how we can reverse the trendline.