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Democracy for America supporters like you are mobilizing to resist Donald Trump -- and defeat Trump Republicans in elections cross the country. Are you in?
Gar Alperovitz is the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative. He is the author of numerous books, including Unjust Deserts (with Lew Daly), Making a Place For Community (with Thad Williamson and David Imbroscio), Rebuilding America (with Jeff Faux) and, in connection with foreign policy, Atomic Diplomacy and The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb.
Any democracy can become illiberal. But it’s dangerous to argue that Trump has already created one. If illiberalism one day really does threaten America’s constitutional liberalism, it will be that much harder to raise the alarm if the charge has already been raised and dismissed.
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 . Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....