Thursday, July 27, 2017
  1. Democratic Resilience for a Populist Age

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Democratic Resilience for a Populist Age

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     shows how small civic measures can go a long way toward ensuring stable, representative governance.

    Protest in Warsaw Nur Photo/Getty Images
    Those who oppose open, liberal societies have garnered a disconcerting level of influence in recent years. At the same time, current debates about the state of democracy have focused too much on problems, and not enough on how to protect democratic institutions from illiberal threats. READ MORE
  2. A Cross-Party Way Forward on Brexit

    Richard S. Grossman

    A Cross-Party Way Forward on Brexit

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     suggests that the more sensible wings of the UK's major political parties forge a unity government.

    Ken Clarke Paul Gilham/Getty Images
    With Brexit looming, the UK needs an experienced leader who can dispense with tribal politics and bring together sensible Tories, Labourites, and Liberal Democrats to map out the country's future. As a respected former chancellor of the exchequer, Father of the House Kenneth Clarke is the man for the job. READ MORE
  3. Why Obamacare Survived

    Jeffrey Frankel
  4. Britain En Marche ?

    Bill Emmott

    Britain En Marche ?

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     thinks that the political conditions in the UK may be right for a new political party.

    British Guards marching in London Tim Graham/Getty Images
    Even as the UK faces the upheaval of Brexit, nobody is talking about remaking – much less challenging – the established political parties. But, while the British political system does put formidable barriers in the path of new parties, the chances of success are greater now that at any time in the past 40 years. READ MORE
  5. Turkey’s Year of Turmoil

    Carl Bildt

    Turkey’s Year of Turmoil

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     worries that the country's progress toward modernization could soon go into reverse.

    Turkey coup anniversary Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
    It has been one year since the failed coup in Turkey, but questions about the country’s future still abound. Chief among them is whether Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will continue to use the events of last summer as a pretext to launch his own coup against what remains of Turkey’s secular democracy. READ MORE
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