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The View from Slovakia
Central Europe’s Identity Crisis

A combination of nostalgia, geopolitical blindness, and weak institutions has countries like Slovakia feeling increasingly drawn to Moscow.

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Maintaining a Balance
Politics and Control

The parallels between the migrant crisis and Hurricane Katrina are worth thinking about.

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Keep Calm
Saving Democracy From Its Defenders

Not every departure from the status quo, objectionable as it may be, is necessarily a step towards tyranny.

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To Cure What Ails Us
A More-Than-Minimal Democracy

Democratic governance has to be about far more than just elections.

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Polycentricity
Indiana’s Gift to the International Order

Political economists in Bloomington had a recommendation for a better-designed global system, and we should take note.

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Cart Before the Horse
Misdiagnosing the Western Crisis

Trump, fake news, and Russian belligerence are symptoms of the West’s disease, not its causes.

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Dealing with Dictators
Multilateralism for a Despotic Age

Democracies need different rules of engagement with authoritarian regimes.

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Lessons from Across the Pond
What Europeans Can Learn from Donald Trump

The European Union’s foreign policy posture and the continent’s domestic policies would benefit from a dose of ruthlessness.

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Bowling Together
Saving Civil Society From Itself

Could it be that an important part of our problem today is that people tend to cooperate… too much?

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A New Tool in the Toolbox
The Grand Bargain to Give the West Back Its Mojo

Universal Basic Income can incentivize risk taking and help combat regulatory capture.

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