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Yascha Mounk

associate professor, Johns Hopkins University

Yascha Mounk is a contributing writer at The Atlantic and an . He is the author of The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It.

As Coronavirus Explodes in Italy, Doctors Are Forced to Choose Who Gets Care

With patients overflowing hospitals, a leading medical organization offers guidance for military-style triage, including: deny care to people too old to be likely to recover.


How Authoritarians Manipulate Elections

From Russia to Venezuela, the strongmen who have destroyed democratic institutions won high office at the ballot box.