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Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama is chairman of the editorial board of American Purpose.

Fukuyama is the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), the director of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy, and the Mosbacher Director of FSI’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law.

Fukuyama’s most recent book is Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment (2018).

His two-volume analysis of political order—The Origins of Political Order and Political Order and Political Decay—appeared in 2011 and 2014. Other books include Our Posthuman Future (2000), The Great Disruption (1999), and Trust (1995).

His book The End of History and the Last Man (1992) has appeared in over twenty foreign editions.

Articles

Technology and Autonomy

Technology and Autonomy

I am beginning this blog primarily in order to write about technology.  Like everyone else in the modern world, I make extensive use of technology, even when doing things that don’t seem tech-related like woodworking.  Beyond that, though, I’ve gotten deep into a number of technologies as a

Francis Fukuyama
The Essential State

The Essential State

In this first article in a series, Francis Fukuyama tackles reform of the public sector.

Francis Fukuyama
The Last Transgression

The Last Transgression

We at  American Purpose would like to express our shock and outrage at the violent assault on the United States Congress that took place on January 6, as well as the efforts of certain members of Congress to overturn the results of the free and fair election on November 3.

Francis Fukuyama
Demography Is Not Destiny

Demography Is Not Destiny

Democrats counted on a coalition of minorities to give them permanent electoral dominance. But no one asked the minorities themselves.

Francis Fukuyama
The Stakes of the Coming Election

The Stakes of the Coming Election

Donald Trump would see his re-election, however slight the margin of victory, as a mandate to continue down the destructive path he has already blazed.

Francis Fukuyama
Liberalism and Its Discontents

Liberalism and Its Discontents

The challenges from the left and the right.

Francis Fukuyama