Francis Fukuyama
Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law
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Letter to Readers
Rebuilding Reality

The defining feature of the impeachment hearings has been an inability to agree on the contours of reality—which bodes ill for the future of liberal democracy. In the upcoming print issue, Susan B. Glasser and David J. Kramer talk democracy in the age of Trump. Also in the issue: the China challenge, plus race, culture, and identity in America.

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TAI Conversations
The Last Man and the Future of History

TAI Chairman Francis Fukuyama looks back on his famous essay thirty years later—and looks ahead to the challenges facing the West tomorrow.

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Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law
Interrogating Identity

A conversation with Richard Aldous on the origins of modern identity politics.

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The Clash at 25
Huntington’s Legacy

Samuel Huntington was not right about everything. Rather, his greatness lay in his ability to conceptualize big ideas in a wide variety of fields.

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Identity and the End of History

History is directional and progressive, and the modernization process points to liberal democracy as its fullest embodiment. But getting there is harder than it seemed back in 1992, and the possibility of institutional decay is ever-present.

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The Decline of American Public Administration

After a period of innovation and creativity driven by economists, the field of public administration seems to have lost its way again.

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Social Media and Censorship

The idea that the big internet platforms are not media companies has never really been tenable, and the contradictions in their public protestations of neutrality have become ever more apparent over time.

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Teaching Public Policy

Local context is all too often lacking in the prevailing economics-centered approach to public policy education.

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What’s Wrong with Public Policy Education

Most programs train students to become capable policy analysts, but with no understanding of how to implement those policies in the real world.

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The Populist Surge

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

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