Articles in politics tagged with democracy

Robin D. G. Kelley Deborah Chasman

Robin D. G. Kelley on the midterm elections.

Jonathan Levy

The tradition allows private and public life to meet, maintaining a baseline solidarity in civic life.

Nicholas Coccoma

They may seem the cornerstone of democracy, but in reality they do little to promote it. There’s a far better way to empower ordinary citizens: democracy by lottery.

Nojang Khatami

From street demonstrations to song, dance, film, and poetry, women are advancing a long legacy of struggle against authoritarianism in Iran.

Danielle Allen

The U.S. federal system is flawed as it currently operates, but it is essential for sharing power.

Noam Chomsky David Barsamian

Noam Chomsky on lies, crimes, and savage capitalism.

Alberto Polimeni

Rather than seeking to quash “populism,” we should broaden our vision of politics and make democracies more responsive to citizens.

Matthew Cole

Democratic theory points to two problems: unjust concentrations of power and a flawed theory of knowledge.

Lisa L. Miller

In the age of Trump, some progressives have embraced state power as a boon to democracy. We should be skeptical.

Amna A. Akbar Sameer Ashar Jocelyn Simonson

When we think, write, and act alongside movements, we help disrupt the everyday violence of law and imagine more radical transformation.