We have to be sure that we hand power to the people who want it for the right reason.
One of the great pillars of modern liberal democracy is its protection of the right to free expression. The first act of any authoritarian government will be to censor critical voices: the Chinese Communist Party thus exercises ever-tightening control over both legacy media and the internet; Putin has put all
Confused thinking is standing in the way of a perfectly achievable goal: moderating speech on the internet.
Republicans failed to hold Donald Trump accountable—again. The only safe way forward for American democracy is for voters to hold his acquitters accountable.
We are at a very dangerous and unprecedented point in American politics today. As noted in my last post, something strange has happened to the Republican Party. It has been shifting from a party built around ideology and ideas, to one that resembles a cult of personality focused on one
A former Obama official makes the case for a U.S.-led Summit for Democracy.
Two 2020 documentaries capture the toxic state of our present politics—and offer two alternative visions of where we go from here.