Tag Archives: democracy

AOC and Francis Fukuyama: Reflections on Social Democracy and the US

The constant bipartisan talk of the “American Dream “ is entirely geared to preserving the material advantages of the country’s rich at the expense of its workers.

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Watergate and Trump – Then and Now

Nixon resigned knowing that if he didn’t he would be impeached. It’s hard to imagine Trump ever resigning, no matter what the evidence.

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Moldova Tries to Break from Moscow’s Grip

Moldova has made a serious effort to reform itself and break free from Moscow’s sphere of influence. But it needs Western support.

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US: Will Donald Trump Follow Maduro’s Path?

Washington could be hurtling toward a Venezuela-style disaster, thanks to the utter disregard Donald Trump has for any rules of democracy.

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Time to Dump Netanyahu

Can the leaders of Israel’s political parties for once put the national interest above their party and their lust for power?

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My Remarkable Month and a Half in China

Grass-roots interactions may not lay the groundwork for a viable relationship between the U.S. and China – but they can’t hurt.

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Erdogan’s Hooligans Came Knocking on NYU’s Doors

Why do we tolerate a foreign autocrat dispatching his thugs to our country and challenging our right to free speech and assembly?

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Trump Vs. the U.S. Separation of Powers

How it has taken a political novice in the White House only a year and a half to hollow out the centuries-old system of the U.S. separation of powers.

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Will a Chinese “Sputnik moment” in AI Unleash Dynamism in the West?

A German perspective on the global AI race.

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Donald Trump: The Nigerian Scammer

The tools President Donald Trump uses to build his electoral base and to keep it intact are borrowed from Nigerian scammers.

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