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What kind of leaders do we need now?

A new phenomenon has been becoming a deadly plague for many countries across the world, some of which are known as the world’s leading democracies. It’s the plague of ethnic, cultural, and religious separatism, wrapped up in Alt-Right populist nationalism. Countries infected with this plague to such a degree that they seem to be moving toward establishing a Fascist state (or other Alt-Right political regime) include Italy, Austria, Poland, India, Hungary, Russia, Turkey, and the United States.
In these countries, people are already seeing constraints on their democratic and civil institutions, including the free press, universities, the legislature, election systems, and immigration policies; crucial habits of thinking that uphold democracy are being boldly attacked throughout the entire society.

The results of this plague are already evident; they are catastrophic, and far-reaching. The plague causes people in affected countries to feel contempt for the usual assumptions of democracy, …

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