From How Democracies Die https://t.co/r7ADijIDat
Angela Merkel just told the German public that 60-70% of Germans are likely to be infected by the Corona Virus. Wow.
From How Democracies Die https://t.co/NZE4WnD96o
In an op-ed in today's New York Times, I reflect with Steve Levitsky on Why Autocrats Love Emergencies nyti.ms/2H8NXiL..
Alas, time to repost : Why Autocrats Love Emergencies nytimes.com/2019/01/12/opi…..
Barack Obama recommends "How Democracies Die ." https://t.co/c7llYrpZi1
This is a devastating and revealing and interview. Read to end.
Lots of wonderful "favorite books of 2018" lists circulating around. Being on this one is a particular thrill. https://t.co/UkEI3PmoVs
Truly honored by this recognition twitter.com/Harvard/status…..
This may at first appear obscure to American audiences but make no mistake, it is a big deal: a FDP politician has been elected Ministerpräsident with votes of the AfD in the state of Thueringen. spiegel.de/politik/deutsc…..
We face a set of real emergencies, requiring extraordinary measures. The challenge is how democracies effectively deal with crises & maintain their democratic/liberal core . Watch for efforts that are not about dealing w/emergency but only about consolidating power.
With its failure even to offer an election program in 2020, our GOP joins ranks of two other political parties- Victor Orban's Fidesz and Netanyahu's Likud. The transformation is now complete. twitter.com/jonathanchait/…..
Coming January 2018: penguinrandomhouse.com/books/562246/h….. https://t.co/Ql6fDgT6f3
A presidential candidate election process-- that eliminates Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris before the first vote is even cast but keeps Andrew Yang and Tom Steyer in--is deeply broken.
I guess I need to post this from my book on conservative parties--Germany's Weimar era party (the DNVP) https://t.co/o7w1ImLCQY
The history of the American Republican Party can be summarized w/ Eric Hoffer's line: "Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket"
Oped by Levitsky and me: Why Republicans Play Dirty nyti.ms/2AA9sml..
"How Democracy Dies" makes it to NY TIMES best seller list.
In case there was any doubt which side autocrats favor businessinsider.com/viktor-orban-e…..
From Eric Schickler's outstanding book "Racial Realignment"... https://t.co/JM0Y6wj6Oi