Applebaum on the creation of a one-party states

In this article for The Atlantic, American journalist and historian Anne Applebaum points to the disturbing new hybrid of democracy and autocracy: rulers and the oligarchs who help them have figured out how to create a one-party state without the hassle of staging a coup. In 2012, Applebaum visited the John Adams to discuss her book Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956.