Tag Archives: democracy

2020 and the Company US Voters Keep

Why collective responsibility is the essence of democratic politics.

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The Red Mirage

What happens if Trump declares victory on election night, and tries to dispute any “late” uncounted ballots — both in the courts and in the free-for-all of public opinion?

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Donald Trump: The Face of the US’s Decline, in Five Epic Failures

COVID 19 has torn the mask off all of the rot that had been festering just below the surface of US politics and society. More and more, the US resembles a developing nation.

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How to Handle the Evolution of Belarus

The West should support democracy in Belarus, but avoid provocative promises.

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Donald Lukashenko: Amazing Parallels Between Belarus and the US

Under Trump, the United States — despite 250 years of self-government — may get dangerously close to how Europe’s last dictator has operated in Belarus.

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Dateline US: Economic Power for the 99%

Economic shame haunts hard-working Americans. They ask themselves why they can’t do as well as their parents.

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When Loya Jirga Meets Extinction Rebellion

To save our democracies from rising levels of frustration, we need more citizen councils.

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The Globalist Chartroom: How China Breaks Hong Kong

A collection of charts, graphs and maps exploring the Hong Kong protests.

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Germany’s Special Responsibility for Hong Kong

Why we must defend Hong Kong’s freedom like West Berlin’s in its day.

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Hong Kong and Beijing: A Tale of Two Cities

The current protests show that Hong Kongers aren’t just interested in money, and mainland elites worry that Hong Kong won’t remain a separate territory where they can safely store their money.

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