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Rethinking democracy

David Stasavage, John G. Matsusaka: The Decline and Rise of Democracy. A Global History from Antiquity to Today, Let the People Rule. How Direct Democracy Can Meet the Populist Challenge

Democracy: The Greeks do not have the patent on the idea of ​​«democracy». And are referendums a necessity to get democracy back on track?

"Dealing with illiberal states is a chronic problem"

John Ikenberry: Power, Order and Change – in World Politics

USA: We talk to John Ikenberry about «after victory moments». Is there any real incentive for the powerful state to spend money to rebuild and foster a better order? The liberal international vision is not globalism, it is intergovernmentalism.

Putin's swamp

Luke Harding: Shadow state. Murder, Mayhem, and Russia's Remaking of the West

RUSSIA: This is a type of crime that has merged with political misrule up to a level where democracies are threatened in their foundations.

People in the small towns

USA: What were Trump's chances of re-election in November? Extensive fieldwork provides useful insights into the segment commonly perceived as his core voters.

The dissatisfaction, the frustration, the inconsolability, the hopelessness and the mistrust

Espen Hammer: USA. A superpower in crisis

POLICY:: In the USA, the annual value of lobbying activities is estimated at well over NOK 40 billion.

Why populism?

TRUMP: In the latest issue of Agora with populism as a theme, Donald Trump comes out in two variants: in a very personal version (where he owes just about everything he owns) and as a patrimonial leader in a postmodern United States.

The fascist paradox

USA: Did the poor, as a result of the American political system, have no choice but to ally with the oligarchs who first created them?

The document that started the war in 2001

United States / Militarization:: In this article, Niels Harrit points out that the participation of European countries in the attack on Afghanistan in 2001 was illegal – according to the UN Treaty. Were a number of countries tricked into the "war on terror"?

The biggest narcissist in the room

John Bolton: The Room Where It Happened

JUMPED OFF: Former security adviser John Bolton hurries to shape his legacy, while securing plenty of enemies with his revelations from the White House.

Freedom, dignity and hope

GAZA: MODERN TIMES meets different voices in Gaza today: About the United States' new plan, and conditions on the ground.

USA: It's Going Down!

THE PROTESTS IN THE USA:: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, LA, Louisville, New York, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Oregon, Richmond, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Washington. A response to the structural violence the poor are exposed to.

After the EU elections: Europe – what now?

GREEN CHOICE: In the future, border control, defense policy and climate will be some of the most important tasks for the European Parliament, which has now been filled by representatives of the Greens.