Hope for Democracy in Gambia

Gambia
After expanding by leaps and bounds in the wake of the Cold War’s end, democracy across the world appears to be retracting. In Hungary and the Philippines, rulers with authoritarian…
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Dangerous Days for the Republic

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According to the notes of constitutional conventioneer Dr. James McHenry, when America’s premier elder statesman was probed as to the nature of the continent’s new government, Benjamin Franklin was ready…
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Goodbye Election Day Catharsis?

Election Day
For those of us who love politics, the magic of Election Day can’t be beat. It’s not just the culmination of years of analysis and preparation that is the political…
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Trump Rigged Debate Against Himself

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On his third try, Donald Trump delivered his best debate performance against Hillary Clinton—but his inability to simply say that he would accept the results of the voting sabotaged what little…
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What Liberal Media Bias Can’t Do

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Is there any part of Donald Trump’s complaint about the election being “rigged” against him that isn’t a conspiracy theory, which should be dismissed out of hand? Yes. While the…
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Indirect Democracy Isn’t Theft

indirect democracy
If some of the most recent polls of voters in upcoming primary states are to be believed, all the speculation about an open Republican convention may be premature. Donald Trump’s…
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Why is Israeli Democracy an Issue?

Israeli democracy
What explains the growing distress in the United States about a bill being debated in the Israeli Knesset? The controversial measure aims at forcing left-wing non-governmental agencies that get a…
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