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Trump and the Fear of Hillary: A Political Psychogram of the 2016 Race

Men fear failing their families as providers. Trump casts himself subliminally as a super-provider.

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Turkey and Iran: The Best of Frenemies

Tensions since Ottomans and Persians led rival empires that fought for control of the Middle East.

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Thomas Paine’s Climate Solution: Would He Recognize It?

Paine’s revolutionary proposal to “share the wealth” from land and natural resources may help solve the climate crisis.

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Carbon Permits: Paine’s Social Dividend

The issue that is poised to bring common-wealth dividends into the mainstream today is climate change.

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Disappearing Jobs? Our Thomas Paine Moment

As automation eliminates jobs, Paine’s proposal to share wealth from the commons shows a way forward.

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After Paine: Henry George’s “Single Tax”

Nearly a century after Thomas Paine’s proposal, reformer Henry George popularized a similar scheme.

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Thomas Paine’s Agrarian Justice and John Locke

Both Locke and Paine sought to create a middle class.

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Thomas Paine’s Dividend: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Remembered for his political idealism, Paine also had ideas about economic justice.

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Missed Opportunities: The Political Culture of Greece Since 1974

How the old failings of the Greek state adapted to the era of European integration.

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British Greece: The Political Culture of a Protectorate

Winston Churchill

How British and American influence shaped the downsides of modern Greek politics.

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