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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Donald Trump, Not Your Grandfather’s Caesar: The Big Differences

By Brent Ranalli
Julius Caesar’s and Donald Trump’s outsized ambition and lack of scruples turned them into dangers to republican values and institutions. But how were they different?
Julius Caesar’s and Donald Trump’s outsized ambition and lack of scruples turned them into dangers to republican values and institutions. But how were they different?
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Trump and Caesar: Two Men Above the Law

By Brent Ranalli
In their ruthless pursuit of power and self-aggrandizement, both Caesar and Trump run roughshod over laws and norms.
In their ruthless pursuit of power and self-aggrandizement, both Caesar and Trump run roughshod over laws and norms.
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US: A “Y2K” Election in 2020? Seriously

By Terri Langston
Not to make light of the epochal challenge to deny Donald Trump a second term, but U.S. society has successfully risen to doomsday challenges before.
Not to make light of the epochal challenge to deny Donald Trump a second term, but U.S. society has successfully risen to doomsday challenges before.
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2020 and the Company US Voters Keep

By Alton Frye
Why collective responsibility is the essence of democratic politics.
Why collective responsibility is the essence of democratic politics.
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