It sure seems like 2020 is back from the dead to plague us in the new year, doesn’t it? If you, like me, would like a refresher on democracy and how our government works, I’ve chosen some books that will educate and inform.
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The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton
Democracy in One Book Or Less:
How It Works, Why It Doesn’t, and Why Fixing It Is Easier Than You Think
by David Litt
You Call This Democracy? How to Fix Our Government
and Deliver Power to the People
by Elizabeth Rusch
Twilight of Democracy: the Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism
by Anne Applebaum
A User’s Guide to Democracy: How America Works
by Hannah McCarthy and Nick Capodice
Surviving Autocracy by Masha Gessen