Tag Archives: politics

America’s Mezzogiorno: How the South Really Operates

How southern U.S. Republicans embrace and reject big government at the same time.

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America’s Mezzogiorno: A Thanksgiving Reflection

Why are U.S. southern states so determined not to serve the very real needs of their poor populations?

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Madam Ministers

Which major government currently has the highest percentage of women in its cabinet?

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An End to Presidential Term Limits?

How modern U.S. politics incapacitates itself.

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Shortsighted Russia, Patient China

Ten ways Putin’s Crimea intervention re-opens the door to territorial claims against Russia.

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German Elections: A Primer on Political Powersharing Since 1949

Politically speaking, Germany is a conservative country.

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The Beacon of Democracy?

What steps can the United States take to make voting fairer?

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The EU’s Politicization, At Long Last

Are we finally witnessing politicization of the debate over the future of the EU?

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California Vs. the United States

California is a land of its own, constrained by 49 other states. How many of the smallest U.S. states would it take to reach the population of California?

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Erdogan’s Fundamental Miscalculation

Why do the AK Party’s own followers have doubts about Erdogan’s path for Turkey’s future?

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