Articles in politics tagged with democracy

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Justin H. Vassallo

Without pressure from social movements, they won’t produce meaningful and deeply needed reform.

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Alexander Livingston

Judith Butler’s ‘The Force of Nonviolence’ advocates for pacifism but neglects much of the tradition’s philosophy and feminist theory. Is it possible to merge Butler’s insights with a serious concern for how nonviolent politics can be effective?

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Hanna Lerner Aslı U. Bâli

The COVID-19 crisis presents a unique and urgent opportunity to rebalance power away from executives and back to legislatures.

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Magda Konieczna

Quality news is essential for democracy. We must stage an intervention to save it.

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Felicia Wong

Five policies we need now.

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Jan-Werner Müller

Some candidates who lose elections strengthen democracy, but others threaten the democratic system itself.

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Joshua Cohen Deborah Chasman
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William E. Scheuerman

Not by repudiating democracy but by simulating it, a new book argues.

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Byrd McDaniel

Through online fan communities and digital platforms like TikTok, popular music is finding powerful new ways to shape everyday activism, protest, and resistance.