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Smokers who quit often backslide within a year.
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So Eleanor backslides, like any person who makes an earnest resolution to improve his or her life before falling back into their old patterns.
Cleveland has come upon dire straits with LeBron James’ free agency on the horizon, backsliding at a bad time and with some locker room conflict becoming public.
More than a decade ago, when the EPA last considered scrapping the policy, regional offices warned officials in Washington that facilities would backslide and take less stringent approaches to controlling emissions if allowed.
Levin’s most recent work is a review in The Weekly Standard of How Democracies Die, a book by two Harvard government professors, who explain how democracies backslide into authoritarianism.
In their new book How Democracies Die, Harvard political scientists Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, usefully compare the U.S. to other democracies that backslid into authoritarianism.
Myanmar has barred an independent U.N. rights investigator and withdrawn any government cooperation for the rest of her tenure, prompting further indictments of the country’s backsliding on human rights.
But 12 years at the top is plenty for any U.S. Soccer president, and the trends on the field have been backsliding dramatically.
But there's no reason to expect them to backslide out of the playoffs entirely.
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