How a universal constitution can save democracy across the globe4 min read 26 Dec 2021, 09:49 PM IST
A strategy drawn from game theory involving a global guarantee of human rights may work against authoritarian regimes
US President Joe Biden’s recent Summit for Democracy (bit.ly/3ErvHt8) was an important global event, but it slipped by almost unnoticed. With democratic norms fraying from Southeast Asia to Central Europe, Biden was right to warn (bit.ly/3yWsBfH) of “the sustained and alarming challenges to democracy and universal human rights." But too few acknowledge that rising authoritarianism around the world, like climate change and the evolution of lethal viruses, can pose an existential risk to humanity.
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