This Monday in the United States should be a peaceful day of democracy. The Electoral College will meet in the capital of each state to elect the president by duplicating the popular vote. It is usually a formality but this time there’s a risk of it not being so. One of the best American commentators, Paul Craig [Read more]
Democracy is at risk precisely because, for diverse reasons, many voters today don’t feel they are effective participants in the political process.
Revisiting and reflecting on what others have written about "the future," which is really our present day, allows us to assess the human capacity to predict, revealing the deeper contours of the human condition.
Russian excitement surrounding Trump has a very a) artificial and b) clearly unhealthy character.
The Kremlin could not have hoped for a better candidate.
Those who hate Donald Trump claim that the president-elect of the United States is a failed actor, not even a B-list actor either like he accused Ronald Reagan of being, but one with frustrated ambition that would later find its release on "The Apprentice," the reality show for aspiring business managers. It’s not [Read more]
As this populist tide moves along, views get distorted and democracy itself deteriorates.
The newly chosen U.S. president, Donald Trump, said that he will deport 3 million illegal immigrants immediately upon taking oath or imprison them.
It is amazing that 3 million individuals should be residing illegally in a country such as the U.S., where everything is so well documented. How did the administrations [Read more]
The new political correctness of Trumpism may nurture the populist and authoritarian temptations that grow within democracies.