International Day of Democracy is celebrated annually on the 15th of September. It’s a chance to review the state of democracy around the world, encourage democratic movements and promote freedom, peace and human rights.
📚 How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our Future by Daniel Ziblatt and Steven Levitsky
📚 Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers by Arundhati Roy
📚 Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America by Gilda R. Daniels
📚 On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder
📚 Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism by Anne Applebaum
📚 Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy by Francis Fukuyama
📚 Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities by Rebecca Solnit
Remember to check out episode 59 with Professor Lewis R. Gordon who talks about political responsibility in Fear of Black Consciousness.