How Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Democracy?

@article{Rapeli2020HowWT,
  title={How Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect Democracy?},
  author={Lauri Rapeli and Inga A.-L. Saikkonen},
  journal={Democratic Theory},
  year={2020}
}
In this commentary, we discuss some possible effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in both established and newer democracies. We expect that the pandemic will not have grave long-term effects on established democracies. We assess the future of democracy after COVID-19 in terms of immediate effects on current democratic leaders, and speculate on the long-term effects on support for democratic institutions and principles. We also discuss possible implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global… 
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