Report: Democracy Index 2011: Democracy under stress

The Economist Intelligence Unit just released its worldwide "Democracy Index 2011", titled "Democracy under stress".

Excerpt: "Eastern Europe experienced another decline in democracy in 2011. In 12 countries of the region the democracy score declined in 2011. ... Seven countries in western Europe had a decline in their democracy score in 2011; none had an increase. ... The near-term political outlook for Europe is disturbing."

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