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Donald Trump reminds Botsford of how other autocrats, like Ecuador's Rafael Correa, combined falsehoods and grievance politics to create an enemy.

It can happen here: Latin America's lessons about autocrats unpunished

Botsford, a contributing editor, for The Fulcrum, has spent most of his career providing strategic advice to more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies doing business in Latin America.

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"We can take heart from President-elect Joe Biden's calm and patient approach to the election, and to governing," writes McMahon.

To the victors: It's incumbent on us to avoid the spoils

McMahon is an adjunct associate professor of applied economics and political science at the University of Vermont and an international democracy and governance consultant.

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President Trump behaved like an autocrat, participating in the election as a fig leaf and discrediting it after losing, write the. authors.

Now there's an urgent opening to really make America great again

McHugh retired in 2012 after 11 years as a justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Marcuss is a retired partner at the law firm Bryan Cave and a former senior fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School. They are on the steering committee of Lawyers Defending American Democracy.

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This is how modern democracies have died. Will the U.S be next?

Jacobson is the founder of Men4Choice, an Illinois abortion rights advocacy group, an independent business consultant and a fellow at the Truman National Security Project, a progressive defense and foreign policy think tank.

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