Democracy is not guaranteed — it is a rare and fragile thing

We cannot take democracy for granted; those of us living in democracies are enjoying a rare moment of freedom in human history.

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We take democracy for granted. Very few of us living in democracies are old enough to have fought for it. We are the inheritors of our grandparents’ victories and we often don’t realise how hard they worked to build the democracies we…

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