• Nazis Have Always Been Trolls

    by Adam Serwer

    Historically, they rely on murderous insincerity and the unwillingness of liberal societies to see them for what they are.

  • How Democracies Die

    by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

    Two Harvard social scientists, studying history and contemporary events, share their frightening insights.

  • American Democracy Can’t Fix Itself

    by Julian E. Zelizer

    Instead of placing their faith in the resilience of the system, ordinary voters are going to have to step up and restore the constitutional balance of power.

  • Democracy Isn’t For All, and Never Has Been

    by Michael Hanchard

    Forms of exclusion have helped democracies distinguish between citizens and non-citizens since the founding of democracy itself, all the way back to classical Athens.