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Movie Time! After Democracy

Before tackling this discussion question, order a pizza and some cold drinks and watch the weekly movie, After Democracy. As usual, make sure you have the discussion questions handy as you watch the movie so that you can take some notes and respond effectively to these questions. Also, review the main concepts covered in Chapters 8, 9, and 10 in A Novel Approach to Politics.

Reflect: The video discusses the benefits and challenges for modern democracies.


In your initial post of at least 200 words, address the following:

Describe two challenges to modern democracy identified in the film.
Assess if the separation of powers and checks and balances are strengths or weaknesses for modern democracies.
Discuss two recommendations to address the shortcomings of modern democracy identified in the movie.
Explain whether modern democracy will survive.