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(111,111 posts)
Mon Jul 3, 2023, 09:24 PM Jul 2023

In how much danger is American democracy?

In your present opinion:

36 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
None at all
0 (0%)
Only external threats
0 (0%)
Only internal threats
1 (3%)
Nothing that our democracy cannot overcome
1 (3%)
Existential threat to our democracy
24 (67%)
Nothing to worry about
0 (0%)
A great deal of danger
9 (25%)
It's exaggerated
0 (0%)
None of the above
0 (0%)
1 (3%)
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(9,287 posts)
1. The Supreme Court, the gerrymander, dark money
Mon Jul 3, 2023, 09:27 PM
Jul 2023

enforced pregnancy and the failure to address climate change put the structure of our institutions under hydraulic pressure.


(36,749 posts)
2. When the Great Climate Migration starts en masse, democracy will be done in North America.
Mon Jul 3, 2023, 09:32 PM
Jul 2023

What ever government(s) we have will have declared a state of emergency.


(100,213 posts)
3. I fully expect the right wing to attempt a breakup of the United States in the next 20 years.
Mon Jul 3, 2023, 09:33 PM
Jul 2023

Which would hand a victory to Russia, in which case, humanity is truly fucked.


(5,548 posts)
4. I think it depends on your definition
Mon Jul 3, 2023, 09:48 PM
Jul 2023

Do I expect democracy to go away? Very small chance.

Do I see us becoming a very non-representative democracy? Where votes are rarely effectual and the minority carries too much power? It has already happened and we are in danger of having it cemented in place for a long time.

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