Democracy

Democracy in Peril

What can we learn from other countries where democracy has suffered? Alas, not as much as these authors believe.

By Sanford Levinson

It's Not As Bad As All That

Humans have made more progress in the past 100 years than in all of history before. What does this tell us?

By Charles Kenny

There Are Two Ways of Thinking About the "Crisis of Democracy" Debate

The basic difference in perspectives at the heart of this discussion.

By Nathan Pippenger

Eastern Europe Marches Right

Why the astonishing decline of liberalism—and the rise of the far-right—was a long time coming in Eastern Europe.

By John Feffer

How to Interpret a Catastrophe

Does denunciation make it harder to defeat Trumpism?

By Nathan Pippenger