Much as Donald Trump makes use of Americans’ belief that they are exploited by other countries, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro capitalises on fears of American intervention. Photo: Handout via Reuters

From Trump to Putin and Orban: how fear is used to turn democracy on its head

  • There has been a global wave of leaders who behave like autocrats and skilfully exploit the people’s fears to gather power under a democratic facade
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Much as Donald Trump makes use of Americans’ belief that they are exploited by other countries, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro capitalises on fears of American intervention. Photo: Handout via Reuters
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