CNN, January 28, 2022

This will be a fateful year for autocrats around the world.

In Brazil and Hungary, strongman leaders Jair Bolsonaro and Viktor Orbán are standing for re-election. In the Philippines, term limits are bringing Rodrigo Duterte’s tumultuous presidency to an end. While in the United States, midterm elections held under the shadow of the false Republican claim that Joe Biden “stole” the 2020 election from Donald Trump could give an authoritarian-leaning GOP control of Congress.

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