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William E. Scheuerman

William E. Scheuerman is Professor of Political Science at Indiana University, where he teaches political theory. His latest book is End of Law: Carl Schmitt in the Twenty-First Century.


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

William E. Scheuerman

A biography reveals Habermas's commitment to a democratic ideal.

William E. Scheuerman

Here's the real reason the GOP made peace with Trump.

William E. Scheuerman

Is it naïve to see whistleblowing as a form of civil disobedience?

William E. Scheuerman
Gopal Balakrishnan, William E. Scheuerman

On Carl Schmitt, Germany's most influential jurist of the authoritarian right wing.

William E. Scheuerman

Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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