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www.indy100.com/article/global-democracy-index-2016-study-most-authoritarian...

The proportion of the world living under authoritarian regimes was found to be 32.7 per cent. 44.8 per cent of the combined populations of 167 countries surveyed live in flawed democracies. Changes The unit attributed the UK’s increase (from 8.31 in 2015 to 8.36 in 2016) to the EU referendum, which increased political participation.

planetrulers.com/current-dictators

Here is a comprehensive, up-to-date list of the current world dictators and authoritarian regimes. As of today, there are 50 dictatorships in the world (19 in Sub-Saharan Africa, 12 in the Middle East and North Africa, 8 in Asia-Pacific, 7 in Eurasia, 3 in Americas and 1 in Europe). We define a dictator as the ruler of a land rated “Not Free” by the Freedom House in their annual survey of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Authoritarianism

Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms. Political scientists have created many typologies describing variations of authoritarian forms of government. Authoritarian regimes may be either autocratic or oligarchic in nature, and may be based upon the rule of a party or the military.. In an influential 1964 work, the political ...

www.reference.com/world-view/examples-authoritarian-governments-80f40f9d3882497d

Some examples of authoritarian governments include the regimes in China, Myanmar, Cuba and Iran. In an authoritarian political system, control is held by a single ruler or small group. Authoritarian governments do not permit freedom of speech and look to control every aspect of the daily lives of their citizens.

www.businessinsider.com/economist-intelligence-unit-2017-democracy-index-worst...

Above eight is a "full democracy," while below four is an "authoritarian regime." ... Below are the world's most authoritarian regimes: 30. Belarus — 3.13/10. A clock tower at Minsk's city gates.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Totalitarian_Regimes

This is a list of totalitarian states.. The list distinguishes between totalitarian and authoritarian regimes, listing the former and not the latter. Totalitarianism is an extreme version of authoritarianism. Authoritarianism primarily differs from totalitarianism in that social and economic institutions exist that are not under governmental control.

foreignpolicy.com/2019/03/11/the-evolution-of-the-strongman

Today’s authoritarian regimes have grown “smarter” in other domains as well, beyond political institutions. Their goal is to mimic the virtues of democracy, such as accountability ...

www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2019/01/17/how-us-surveillance-technology-is...

That may raise eyebrows, but this intermingling of privately sold technology and authoritarian regimes is hardly an outlier. Throughout the world, despots are also probably monitoring Internet ...

www.quora.com/What-countries-are-under-an-authoritarian-regime

All governments exert authority over their citizens and reserve to themselves the exclusive use of lawful violence. Thus, in a pure philosophical sense, all governments are authoritarian. However, some are more responsive to the opinions of citiz...

www.heritage.org/.../todays-venezuela-where-socialism-meets-authoritarianism

Today’s Venezuela: Where Socialism Meets Authoritarianism. Jan 29th ... and a regime that has eschewed development of virtually all other potential forms of wealth generation. ... double-downed ...