How Autocracy Rises
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What of the institutions?

The Romans said, Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Translated: “Who will guard the guards themselves?

Perhaps the institutions did exactly what they’d intended. Pundits are just catching apples on the tree. They don’t till the soil, plant the seeds, or pick the crops.

  • What is gained?
  • Who gains it?
  • Who are the institutions built for?
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