Today, we are in a new era, testing whether the democratic banner can remain aloft amid terrorism, sectarian conflicts, vulnerable borders, rogue social media and the cynical schemes of ambitious men. The answer is not self-evident.

We may be encouraged that most people in most countries still want to live freely and in peace, but there is no ignoring the storm clouds that have gathered.

In fact, fascism — and the tendencies that lead toward fascism — pose a more serious threat now than at any time since the end of World War II.

source: Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

Madeleine, diplomat, former Secretary of State