Возраст авторитарной демократии

МОСКВА. Мир в данный момент сотрясает неисчислимое множество тектонических изменений: продолжающийся экономический кризис ускоряет деградацию международного управления и наднациональных институтов, и все это происходит на фоне массового перехода экономической и политической власти к Азии. Похоже, менее чем через четверть века после заявления Фрэнсиса Фукуямы о «конце истории», мы оказались на заре новой эры социальных и геополитических потрясений.

Арабский мир был внезапно охвачен революционной весной, которая быстро превращается в холодную зиму. Действительно, в основном новые режимы являются смесью старого авторитаризма и исламизма, что в дальнейшем приведет к социальной стагнации, негодованию и нестабильности.

И еще более примечательны социальные (и антисоциальные) демонстрации простых людей, растущие, как грибы, в богатых западных обществах. Эти протесты имеют две основные причины.

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