Attempts to run the anti-Trump playbook against Bibi ignore the deep differences between Israel’s resilient democratic culture and America’s polarized partisan mess
America’s experiments with democracy and oligarchy have both failed, leaving only one option
How computer programmer Curtis Yarvin became America’s most controversial political theorist
Three years of crisis were used to justify the concentration of powers and suppression of freedoms that must be clawed back
Nonstop dramatics about the GOP threat to democracy is part of an attempt to cement Democratic Party hegemony, not ensure election integrity
Certified expert Tom Nichols has a ‘moral scolding’ for the plebes
In its contempt for nationalism and democracy, Israel’s Supreme Court exemplifies a trend that endangers liberal values throughout the West
Progressives could legalize polyamorous marriage by October even if Congress opposed it. Here’s how the American elite trashes the consent of the governed.
With his regime’s survival threatened by mass protests, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko gives up on trying to balance East and West
New books attempt to answer: Is the American president a tyrant? And if so, what kind?
On the 30-year anniversary of the Velvet Revolution ending Communism in Czechoslovakia, notes on how to transform a one-party state into a democracy in a matter of weeks
A wave of recent books warning about a ‘crisis of democracy’ reveals that even our experts are confused about how democracies actually work
Is equality a danger to freedom in a democratic United States?
Barber’s prescient book ‘Jihad vs. McWorld’ put into perspective some of the forces that led to the attacks of 9/11
During Wednesday’s democratic debate, presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders was given the chance to explain his version of socialism, but he missed the mark
Eastern Bloc liberalism changed the Former Soviet Union and now Ukraine. Will the Velvet Revolution end there?
A cabinet sponsored bill reinforces the Jewishness of the state
Raphael Glucksmann should be with his family in Paris, but he’s too busy defending the nascent liberal democracy in Ukraine