Confronting Authoritarianism

  title={Confronting Authoritarianism},
  author={Anwar Ibrahim},
  journal={Journal of Democracy},
  pages={14 - 5}
  • Anwar Ibrahim
  • Published 13 April 2019
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Democracy
Abstract:Today we witness not only that history has not ended, but that there has been a revival of authoritarianism. Moreover, all too often authoritarianism has adopted the trappings of democracy. We are caught in the grip of a self-generated fear of the other, leading us to question the motives, intentions, and aspirations of people deemed to be different. In Malaysia in 2018, however, people from all communities, cultures, and faiths decisively voted out a regime that had ruled the nation… 


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