South Carolina and Georgia: A Contemporary Tale of Two Southern States

By Terri Langston
“Nothin’ could be finer” than to see Georgia flip yet again.
“Nothin’ could be finer” than to see Georgia flip yet again.
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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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Made By Putin? A 21st Century Slow-Burn US Civil War

By Alexei Bayer and Stephan Richter
An overly lengthy transition period can be highly destabilizing even in the U.S. — a nation that deems itself a mature democracy.
An overly lengthy transition period can be highly destabilizing even in the U.S. — a nation that deems itself a mature democracy.
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US: Systematically Hollowing Out Democracy

By Frank Vogl
U.S. political campaigns are one vast, sprawling political slush fund, designed to create a money-based web of post-election dependencies that is vast and largely impenetrable.
U.S. political campaigns are one vast, sprawling political slush fund, designed to create a money-based web of post-election dependencies that is vast and largely impenetrable.
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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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Rethinking America: Polishing a Rare Gem

By Arthur E. Appleton
Although the Trump administration fractured US democracy during the last four years, it remains a jewel whose luster will return with protection and polish.
Although the Trump administration fractured US democracy during the last four years, it remains a jewel whose luster will return with protection and polish.
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Joe Biden: The Last of the 1968 Generation

By Denis MacShane
The long march of the 1968 generation through politics is coming to its end. Biden is the big exception. He will be 1968er’s last hurrah.
The long march of the 1968 generation through politics is coming to its end. Biden is the big exception. He will be 1968er’s last hurrah.
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Moderation after a Divisive Election: Lessons from Britain´s 18th Century

By Rachel Carnell
During the reign of Queen Anne (1702-1714), Britain was as divided along partisan cultural lines as the United States is today. That history offers hope to Americans.
During the reign of Queen Anne (1702-1714), Britain was as divided along partisan cultural lines as the United States is today. That history offers hope to Americans.
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