Democracy is under attack around the world. According to Freedom House, global democracy has been on the decline for 15 years - even longer in Europe and Eurasia. Mike Smeltzer will explore how the Kremlin’s recent invasion of a sovereign, democratic Ukraine painfully demonstrates that the global expansion of authoritarian rule and the proliferation of antidemocratic “alternatives” to liberal democracy pose an existential threat not just to Ukraine, but to democracy and freedom around the globe.
The Decline of Democracy
Date and Time
Thursday Aug 4, 2022 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
Thursday August 4, 9:00AM - 11:30AM
Spaulding Auditorium 12 Lebanon Street Hanover, NH 03755 United States