This is the second article in a series on bureaucratic autonomy; the first installment can be found here. My dissatisfaction with existing theories of political development in the early 2000s eventually led to the publication of my two volume series, The Origins of Political Order (2011) and Political Order and
I haven’t posted to this blog for a while due to an extraordinarily heavy travel schedule related to Liberalism and Its Discontents [https://www.amazon.com/Liberalism-Its-Discontents-Francis-Fukuyama/dp/0374606714/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=] , but the book promotion phase is largely over now and the
Since my relatively optimistic post of March 10, nothing has happened that fundamentally contradicts the analysis. Media coverage of the war has began to acknowledge the significant gains made by Ukrainian forces a week ago, and now the Russians are clearly pulling out from the area around Kyiv. You don’
Conservative attitudes on climate change are shifting, but both parties are in a rut when it comes to optimizing public policy for cleaner energy. Francis Fukuyama's latest.
Trump has left a poisonous legacy in American politics, writes Francis Fukuyama in his latest blog post. Is Trump the individual or Trump the movement the bigger danger?
In his latest blog post, Francis Fukuyama looks at crypto wunderkind Sam Bankman-Fried and how monetary expansion has fueled the rise of cryptocurrencies.