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The Democratic Recession

The Democratic Recession

Yascha Mounk in New America on February 10, 2017

In the second episode of "The Good Fight," Yascha Mounk lays out the best-case scenario for the Trump years and speaks to Larry Diamond, a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, about the global recession of democracy--and how to build the kind of coalition that can beat back authoritarian populists.

The Borders Between Us

The Borders Between Us

in Harvard Gazette on January 12, 2017

Charles Maier, CES Resident Faculty, explores the controversial lines that both separate and bind modern societies in his latest book, Once Within Borders: Territories of Power, Wealth, and Belonging Since 1500.

(Photo Credit: Michelle Nicholasen, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs)

In France, Another Stunning Election Upset

In France, Another Stunning Election Upset

Arthur Goldhammer in American Prospect on November 21, 2016

Former Prime Minister François Fillon crushes the opposition in the first round of the primary for the presidential nomination of the center-right Republican primary. The winner of the runoff could well become France’s next president—if he can beat Marine Le Pen. A commentary by Art Goldhammer. (Credit: Bernard BISSON/JDD/SIPA/1505311317 - Sipa via AP Images)

For President Trump, the road ahead

For President Trump, the road ahead

Bart Bonikowski in Harvard Gazette on November 10, 2016

After Trump - A Surge in Ethno-Nationalism. "Trump legitimized deep ethno-national resentments. ... Driven by a fear of demographic and cultural change, white voters embraced racism and xenophobia and rejected the politics of civility," says Bart Banikowski, Associate Professor of Sociology & CES Resident Faculty, in Harvard Gazette. (Credit: AP Image/John Locher)

Confronting the refugee crisis

Confronting the refugee crisis

in Harvard Gazette on October 19, 2016

Perspectives on Germany's refugee crisis by Klaus Zimmermann, CES John F. Kennedy Memorial Policy Fellow, and Adrian Weickart, Harvard College student and CES intern, featured in Harvard Gazette article. (Credit: AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)


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