For authoritarian-minded leaders world-wide, health emergency presents opportunity to weaken democracy – WSJ

With much of the world on lockdown, the coronavirus crisis has chipped individual liberties everywhere. In more places, however, it is also being used as an excuse to weaken democratic institutions and oversight—an authoritarian slide that could endure once the current health emergency subsides.

Source: Coronavirus and Autocrats: Never Let Pandemic Go to Waste – WSJ