Democracy in America

Does Democracy threaten freedom?

Focus on Tocqueville Democracy in America. Tocqueville worried about the tyranny of the majority, the centralisation that comes along with democratic governance and related phenomena. However, many libertarians too dislike democracy because it is incompatible with their ideal of freedom.

What are the arguments to the effect that democracy undermines freedom?

Can the mechanisms by which democracy is said to undermine freedom be blocked?

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