Articles tagged with democracy

Gregory E. Kaebnick

Its authority derives not from unbiased scientists but from the institutions and norms that structure their work. Fighting mistrust requires more public engagement with policy, not unqualified deference to experts.

C. Thi Nguyen

Two theories paint very different pictures of the sources of our democratic dysfunction. The debate won’t be settled by accusations of political convenience.

Carissa Véliz

The more someone knows about us, the more they can influence us. We can wield democratic power only if our privacy is protected.

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Alf Gunvald Nilsen

Narendra Modi’s government has used lockdown to force further neoliberalization and continue its assault on pro-democracy activists.

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Michael Patrick Lynch

At a time of anxiety about fake news and conspiracy theories, philosophy can contribute to our most urgent cultural and political questions about how we come to believe what we think we know.

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Amy Kapczynski David Singh Grewal Jedediah Britton-Purdy

If we are to emerge from this era of crisis, we need legal thinking that operates on fundamentally different presumptions.

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Adam Przeworski

Leaders of the left abandoned the language of transformation in the 1980s—at a cost. Can it be regained?

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Bernard E. Harcourt

The Republican Party has become a white nationalist party. If old fashioned politics can’t change that, we must consider alternatives.

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Archon Fung

Unless we bolster its foundations, our enfeebled democracy won’t be able to solve any of the daunting problems Biden has singled out as priorities.

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Jan-Werner Müller

Basic norms exist for political parties; Republicans don’t meet them.