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Which democracies are satisfied with their political systems?

Four factors that help explain why dissatisfaction has risen. Image: Unsplash/Element5 Digital

Roberto Foa

Politics and Public Policy, University of Cambridge

Andrew James Klassen

Affiliated Researcher, Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge

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Islands of contentment make up a small total of the population Image: Global Satisfaction with Democracy Report 2020
Dissatisfaction is growing in the United States. Image: Global Satisfaction with Democracy Report 2020
Paralysis has played a part in dissatisfaction in the UK. Image: Global Satisfaction with Democracy Report 2020
Dissatisfaction has risen in South Africa. Image: Global Satisfaction with Democracy Report 2020

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