democracy

Our Democracy Is Still Closer to the Brink Than Americans Realize

Our country is closer to a collapse of its democracy than most of us realize. The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol suggests that an extreme prospect like a civil war may not be so far-fetched. So what will it take for America to avoid disaster? NBCLX’s Noah Pransky talked to four experts from different fields to get their opinions on how the United States can save its democracy.