From the fall of the Wall to the present

Philosopher Tzvetan Todorov warns that democracy is threatened by an enemy within.

Tzvetan Todorov shares his joy when the Berlin Wall fell but says democracy is threatened by ‘ultra-liberalism’ – when the political will becomes subservient to the economic powers.

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