Problem

Anti-democratic forces

Other Names:
Threats to democracy
Obstacles to democracy
Destruction of democracy
Faux democracy
Incidence:

In Israel, a parliamentary democracy with a multi-party political system and free elections, Arab citizens do not share fully in the rights granted to Jews.

Claim:

In many respects, we now live in a society that is only formally democratic, as the great mass of citizens have minimal say on the major public issues of the day, and such issues are scarcely debated at all in any meaningful sense in the electoral arena. In our society, corporations and the wealthy enjoy a power every bit as immense as that assumed to have been enjoyed by the lords and royalty of feudal times. (Robert W. McChesney).

Broader Problems:
Undemocratic social systems
Problem Type:
J: Problems Under Consideration
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
22.06.2018 – 09:50 CEST