“Democracy is something that is only ever as good as the education” — Socrates

Overall public trust in governments are hitting historic lows. Just 18% of Americans trust the government to make the right decisions. Even worryingly, a quarter of millennials believe choosing leaders in elections is not important. With the rapid rise of authoritarian leaders across the world and the removal of democratic norms, democracy is in a vulnerable state.

The pain and destruction of the Second World War led to the creation of structures to embed nation states in international…