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Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law
The Future of Populism at Home and Abroad

Trumpist populism could easily linger longer than most people readily assume.

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Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law
Why Populist Nationalism Now?

The economic, political, and cultural sources of the rise of populist nationalism around the globe.

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Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law
What Is Populism?

The term “populism” has been used very loosely in recent times. We need to define it better.

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The Middle East & Beyond
Lyricism as Poetry in 21st-Century America

Song lyrics as the gateway to an appreciation of poetry.

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Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law
Political Consequences of the Protestant Reformation, Part III

Modern liberalism’s origins trace not just to Protestant doctrine but also to pragmatic compromise between religious factions.

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Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law
Political Consequences of the Protestant Reformation, Part II

Martin Luther and the origins of identity politics.

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Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law
Political Consequences of the Protestant Reformation, Part I

Five hundred years on, assessing the impact of the Reformation on the state, identity, and liberalism.

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Democracy Square
Welcome to Democracy Square

It is my pleasure to welcome you to this blog about the issues and challenges confronting democracy at home and abroad.

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Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law
Social Media and Democracy

The internet and the rise of social media has changed the terms of the free speech debate worldwide—but in the U.S. context, the burden of any move towards control of bad information may have to rest on the platforms themselves.

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The Middle East & Beyond
0-for-October

The agonies and the ecstasies of long-suffering baseball fans.

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