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Are dictators on the way out – or on the way up?

  • All around the world, democracy is looking shaky.

While consolidated democracies are struggling to stay healthy, many flawed ones have turned into outright authoritarian regimes – most notably Russia under Vladimir Putin and Turkey under…

  • Natasha Ezrow
  • The Conversation

But the news isn’t all bad: on several continents over the last decade, longstanding dictators have resigned, lost elections, or been deposed.

Adios 1a LLLLAs the table below indicates, the number of dictators who’ve fallen in recent years for all sorts of reasons is a cause for…

But has their demise led to any kind of democratic reform?

It’s a mixed…

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