This year’s collection challenges long-held assumptions about democracy, human history, and American exceptionalism, as well as current understandings of populism and a more assertive Russia.
Editor’s Note: This article was first published by Arab Center Washington D.C. on July 27, 2021. It is […]
“Gerrymandering: The Politics of Redistricting in the United States,” authored by Franklin & Marshall College’s Prof. Stephen K. Medvic, offers a timely, compact, and nuanced assessment of redistricting’s impact in the United States.
A billionaire enters politics and leads his new party to electoral victory, thanks to a historically-unpopular opponent and overwhelming support from disgruntled conservatives. Once in government, though, the leader fails to deliver on many campaign promises, packs government institutions with unqualified loyalists, threatens political opponents with violence, and, when voters move to reject him, aggressively undermines democracy itself. This is not referring to Donald Trump and the Republican Party. Instead, these events occurred in the country of Georgia.
An Analysis of the Culture of Violence in the Sub-Saharan Region Background The Democratic Republic of Congo has […]
Grayson Lewis Anne Applebaum offers us her own explanations for liberal democracy’s recent retrograde trajectory in her 2020 […]
Zak Schneider Beginning in the post-enlightenment era, a new generation of politics brought together a uniquely democratic, egalitarian […]
Isabella Wilkinson On Thursday, 3 December, the European Commission (EC) presented the European Democracy Action Plan, a roadmap […]
With the end of the Fall 2020 semester upon us, the Democracy and Society team is welcoming submissions […]
By Jennifer Raymond Dresden, Ph.D., Associate Director As we bid farewell (and good riddance) to 2020, we here […]