Want to join the global fight against authoritarianism?
Then participate in your community’s local government.
Because authoritarians do not teleport fully formed from Jupiter into the leadership of nations. They have to learn how to rule anti-democratically here on earth, usually at the local level. Stopping authoritarianism globally requires all of us to identify and defeat our hometown autocrats, and make sure that local governments are as democratic as possible.
Imagine, for example, how much more peaceful the world might be if citizens of St. Petersburg had managed to stall the political career …