Students Blog on Democratic Erosion

This Spring, Prof. Johnson had her GOVT 40.29: Democratic Erosion students create various blog posts as part of their course work. Their work touches on both global and domestic issues. 

  • Title 42: The Violation of Personal Liberties & The Rule of Law Under the Guise of Preventing the Spread of Covid-19 by Tyron Herring 
  • Kaïs Saïed and the Revival of Executive Coups by Sara Cavrel
  • Replacement Theory and "The Other": How Populists Have Used a Racist Conspiracy Theory to Get Ahead by Julia Battle 
  • Right-Wing Populism and the Environment: A Deadly Combination for Brazil by Pranav Kanmadikar
  • Information Blackout: Russian Media and Public Opinion Amid Invasion of Ukraine by Noah Hensley 
  • Singapore's Fake News Law: For or Against Democracy? by Anonymous Student 
  • The Dangers of Disenfranchising College Students in New Hampshire by David Millman

Read their work here!