Category: Analysis

Post-Ukraine ‘new historical era’ could launch fresh democratic wave, if……

     

A “long twilight struggle” between democracy and communism  required Americans to bear fresh burdens, John F. Kennedy said in his 1961 inauguration speech. Two years later, Hannah Arendt stated in… Read more »

Resilient Ukraine – one of the ‘opening salvos in seismic struggle of our time’

     

“Ukrainian democracy continues” as Russia is failing to achieve nearly all of its war objectives in Ukraine, a senior White House official said on Sunday. “In our view, Russia has already… Read more »

The Revenge of Power: How malign 3P power made the world safe for autocracy

     

Savvy autocrats have deployed the three P’s of populism, polarization and post-truth to cultivate ‘stealthocracy’ – maintaining liberal democracy’s institutional architecture while gutting the substance of such norms as accountability,… Read more »