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>"Chile’s reinvention of democracy challenges the legacy of autocrats everywhere."
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>"Woody Holton’s Liberty is Sweet charts not only the contest with Great Britain over “home rule” but also the internal struggle over who should rule at home."
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>"Metamodern political thinking constitutes a breach with liberalism and liberal democracy as we know them. Not only is it a death sentence to the individual, like the one I issued in my previous post, it is also a virtuous attack on the _...Read More_
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Social media now shape daily life and many have lost faith in the possibility of a shared consensus reality.
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>"A new history examines how the late 19th century’s raucous party system gave way to a more sedate and exclusionary political culture that erected more and more _...Read More_
>"A new history examines how the late 19th century’s raucous party system gave way to a more sedate and exclusionary political culture that erected more and more _...Read More_
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>"Social codes are changing, in many ways for the better. But for those whose behavior doesn’t adapt fast enough to the new norms, judgment _...Read More_
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