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Do we take our civil liberties for granted in democratic states?

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"We are doing more and more surveillance to protect democracy, at the same time this surveillance is really deteriorating democracy and it is creeping into our civil liberties", says Drude Dahlerup, Professor in Political Science at Stockholm University. Crosstalks episode: The prerequisites of democracy - Society's vulnerable state What does it take to create a successful democracy? How fragile is the system most of us live under and how can the idea and practice of democracy be revived in the 21th century? Watch the whole episode of Crosstalks here: http://crosstalks.tv/talks/the-prerequisites-of-democracy-societys-vulnerable-state/ Crosstalks is an academic talkshow produced by KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University. The programme gathers the brightest minds to share their knowledge and insights on the basis of world-leading research. See more at http://www.crosstalks.tv