In country after country, democratic reforms are in retreat. The surprising culprit: the middle class – The Boston Globe

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In country after country, democratic reforms are in retreat. The surprising culprit: the middle class – The Boston Globe

As seen recently in Bolivia, democracry quickly loses its lustre for the middle classes when elections fail to go their way. A good article even though it is dubiously reticent about Chavez, ignoring, like most Western media, his pardoning of the ringleaders of the 2002 coup d'état.