Democracy thrives when informed, active, and humane citizens coexist with institutions that uphold the rule of law and shared values. Yet we see every day how fragile democracy can be. Investigate cornerstones of successful democracies, including religious freedom, a free press, media literacy, and living with difference.
Fascist leader Oswald Mosley founded the British Union of Fascists in 1932. In the years leading up to the Battle of Cable Street, the BUF had developed a reputation for its attacks on Jews and Communists.