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TV-tip that takes you on holiday Democracy and the rule of law is not a natural condition. They represent the values and institutions that must be defended a

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No longer have the time to wait on the alarm
TV-tip that takes you on holiday

Democracy and the rule of law is not a natural condition. They represent the values and institutions that must be defended and renewed. This lesson is thoroughly documented. Just look at how Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini weakened and took over power in states with democratic constitutions and free elections. Or just look at what happens in countries such as Hungary, Poland, Turkey and Russia. Where uthules or abolished democratic rights on an ongoing ties. In the united STATES there is growing concern over what might happen with the upcoming presidential election. Donald Trump is the longest in time with a campaign to weaken the selection legitimacy.

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The decline is well documented. The annual democracy survey prepared by The Economist, shows that the 2019 gave the lowest score since records started in 2006. Only 27 countries, with 5.7 per cent of the world population, the characterisation of "full democracy". Here is Norway on the top. 54 states with 42.7 per cent of the earth's people are described as "flawed democracies". In this category we find the united STATES and India. 51,6 percent live in states where the rule is considered authoritarian or as a hybrid characterised by weak democratic institutions and widespread corruption.

Without the rule of law is not democracy possible. The rule of law ensures equality before the law and prevents the arbitrary exercise of power by the state and other public authority. In a constitutional state must be all the intervention in citizens ' lives and rights be provided for in the law. These laws can't be changed without a democratic process. Without such protection is the right to vote and freedom of expression is of little worth. The rule of law to safeguard the democratic rules of the game and balances maktforholdet between the government, powerful vested interests and bodies.

According to the Rule of Law-index for 2020 - compiled by the World Justice Project - rule of law in the world weakened for the third year in a row. Thus continues an international trend where the rule of law stagnates or deteriorates. This applies in particular to the laws and institutions that limit the state's exercise of power. According to this investigation, is the rule of law strongest in Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden. At the bottom of the list are Venezuela, Cambodia and Egypt.

The democratic framework and its legal foundation is, of course, the foundation of the government. But it must be used, challenged and developed in order to survive and be renewed. Democracy has no shortage of enemies, neither outer or inner.

Among these identitetspolitikken today among the most dangerous. On the outer right wing is characterised by ethnic nationalism, rigid kulturkonservatisme, attacks on minorities and contempt for the democratic institutions and processes. Fairly often expressed itself as clear racism.

On the left, it appears, to quote medieviteren Alex Iversen, as a radical movement that "considers the western democracies as a heteronormativt, sexist patriarkat, dominated by the racist structures, and controlled by a privileged and imperialist white supremacy as the colonialist view approprierer other cultures". With such a foundation, it is no wonder that krenkelsestyranniet follows identitetspolitikken like a wildfire.

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This identitetspolitikken is apparently a continuation of the venstresidens classic innovation as civil rights and racism, equality and the patriarchate, homokamp and gender identity and anti-imperialism and colonialism. The similarity is a deception. The core of these political settlements was the requirement for recognition and likeberettigelse. That democracy and the rule of law should apply to all citizens regardless of skin color, gender, or sexual orientation. The projects were inclusive and integrative.

This has the new identitetskrigerne turned on its head. The belief in universal rights and human properties are abandoned. Instead, the establishment of a biological humanity, where immutable properties plays the lead role: Gender, skin color and sexual orientation. It lays the basis for a huge spectrum of violations and the accompanying claims, which intervene in the freedom of expression, cultural highlights, and academic freedom and the methods.

We who have lived a while will recognize the mixture of ideological purity and the will of exercising power. It appeals especially to parts of the intellectual class. In the 1970s they called themselves marxist-leninister.

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