The US Republicans’ Putin-Style “Managed” Democracy

By Stephan Richter and Alexei Bayer
Yet more evidence that US Republicans are close soul mates of Russia’s President when it comes to restraining democracy.
Yet more evidence that US Republicans are close soul mates of Russia’s President when it comes to restraining democracy.
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Putin and Erdogan: Two Men Race to the Bottom

By Aykan Erdemir
Russia’s and Turkey’s lack of a solid economic performance is what motivates their two leaders’ steady resorting to domestic oppression.
Russia’s and Turkey’s lack of a solid economic performance is what motivates their two leaders’ steady resorting to domestic oppression.
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US and India: Stop Your Uncivil Wars at Home!

By Gurcharan Das
Democracies are only as healthy as their institutions: A conversation with Gurcharan Das.
Democracies are only as healthy as their institutions: A conversation with Gurcharan Das.
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The US as a Banana Republic: How to Avoid Another Election like 2020

By Steven Hill
The U.S’s embarrassing problems with something as basic as voter registration should serve as a wake-up call.
The U.S’s embarrassing problems with something as basic as voter registration should serve as a wake-up call.
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Donald Trump: Dreaming of King James II’s Court in Exile?

By Rachel Carnell
Will the 45th U.S. President live out his remaining years in a comfortable palace, surrounded by fawning courtiers who pledge obedience to him as their rightful leader?
Will the 45th U.S. President live out his remaining years in a comfortable palace, surrounded by fawning courtiers who pledge obedience to him as their rightful leader?
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The US and the Coddling of Donald Trump

By Terri Langston
Is this really the time to “humor” the outgoing U.S. President by allowing him slowly to come to terms with reality — like a little boy?
Is this really the time to “humor” the outgoing U.S. President by allowing him slowly to come to terms with reality — like a little boy?
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I Want My American Dream Back

By Alon Ben-Meir
Never has it occurred that one man, in four short years, would nearly shatter everything that the US stood for.
Never has it occurred that one man, in four short years, would nearly shatter everything that the US stood for.
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Virility as a Political Asset

By Stephan Richter
To explain how Trump almost pulled off his reelection requires a deep dive into the less familiar buildings blocks of American culture.
To explain how Trump almost pulled off his reelection requires a deep dive into the less familiar buildings blocks of American culture.
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Trump’s Crossing the Rubicon

By Brent Ranalli
When faced with his own Rubicon moment, will Trump provoke a crisis or will he stand down?
When faced with his own Rubicon moment, will Trump provoke a crisis or will he stand down?
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