The Global Rise of Personalized Politics: It’s Not Just Dictators Anymore

March 26, 2018

by Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Erica Frantz and Joseph Wright



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While it may not be surprising that power in Russia rests with Vladimir Putin or in China with Xi Jinping, the personalization of politics is alarmingly accelerating to Bangladesh, Hungary, the Philippines, Poland, Turkey, and elsewhere, potentially including the United States itself.