The anti-elitist backlash around the world threatens democracy because nontraditional candidates aren't being held accountable for their words and actions.
The antidemocratic context of the Colombian peace deal does not determine its legacy.
With the strength of the current regime and success of Ortega's covert executive aggrandizement, it is unlikely that Nicaraguan democracy will heal anytime soon.
International apathy means that executive aggrandizement is met with little resistance.
Anger and unrest among Brazilian citizens sets it up for the downfall of democracy.
US and Argentine populist leaders are not totalitarian, but they lay the groundwork for a totalitarian movement.