Book ‘Our Own Worst Enemy’ by Tom Nichols

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The Assault from within on Modern Democracy
A contrarian yet highly engaging account of the spread of illiberal and anti-democratic sentiment throughout our culture that places responsibility on the citizens themselves. Over the past three decades, citizens of democracies who claim to value freedom, tolerance, and the rule of law have increasingly embraced illiberal politicians and platforms. Democracy is in trouble--but who is really to blame? In Our Own Worst Enemy, Tom Nichols challenges the current depictions of the rise of illiberal and anti-democratic movements in the United States and elsewhere as the result of the deprivations of globalization or the malign decisions of elites. Rather, he places the blame for the rise...
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1st edition (August 19, 2021)  Hardcover: 272 pages  ISBN-13: 978-0197518878  Dimensions:‎ 8.2 x 1.2 x 5.8 inches

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