US President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington. The two-day virtual Summit for Democracy this week has raised questions about the state of the US’ own democratic system. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington. The two-day virtual Summit for Democracy this week has raised questions about the state of the US’ own democratic system. Photo: AP
Winston Mok
Opinion

Opinion

Winston Mok

US should take a back seat at democracy summit and look instead to Europe, East Asian economies

  • The meeting is an excuse for the US to belittle its rivals, but the country is no longer the shining example of a liberal democracy
  • The US must step back from the role of teacher and instead take lessons from more successful democracies like Japan and the Nordic countries

US President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington. The two-day virtual Summit for Democracy this week has raised questions about the state of the US’ own democratic system. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington. The two-day virtual Summit for Democracy this week has raised questions about the state of the US’ own democratic system. Photo: AP
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