Trump & Freedom of Expression Repression Is Contagious
On freedom of expression, leadership matters and bad behavior acts like a virus. Political actors look at their neighbors and act accordingly.
After the Midterms America, Heal Thyself
Protecting one of the most important ways Americans express themselves: the vote.
Diplomacy and Human Rights Swagger Is as Swagger Does
If Secretary Pompeo wants to get the State Department’s swagger back, he could start by reaffirming our commitment to human rights—especially to Vladimir Putin.
Blissfully-dangerously-intentionally ignorant The Alt-Ostrich Movement
Informed judgment is so rare in Washington there is a prize for it.
A Pre-Election Reflection Hungary and Democratic Decay
Hungary emerged from the collapse of European communism as the poster child for seamless transitions. Today, its future looks more than a little like its pre-communist, authoritarian past.
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