Is Voting Passé: More Elections, Less Democracy? [S2, E11]
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Nearly half of the world’s voters cast ballots in April and May of 2019, from Spain and South Africa to India and Indonesia. But in a world that is putting strongmen in office and where governments are weaponizing social media – are elections still the best thermometer of democracy’s health around the globe? Ian Bremmer, political scientist and president of Eurasia Group and G-ZERO Media, discusses how the democratic system can be strengthened amidst political polarization and voter disenchantment.

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