Democracy means rule by the people, but what general forms does it take? Participatory democracies, pluralist democracies, and elite democracies. Now, think about some of their benefits and negative aspects. When we don't have the real rule of the people, we don't have a democracy.
Proposed changes in the US Census, our voting rights are under attack with new voter suppression tactics, The Electoral College ramifications, along with the disproportionate power held by Senators from smaller states appears to be a growing problem for democracy in The United States of America.