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All quiet on the populist front?

Commentary / World Jan 25, 2021

All quiet on the populist front?

by Jan-werner Mueller

Liberals around the world are daring to hope that there is a silver lining to the violent denouement of Donald Trump’s presidency: namely, that the inciter-in-chief’s ignominious exit from the political stage will chasten authoritarian populists elsewhere. Unfortunately, their optimism is naive. Contrary to the ...

Biden and Trump deliver vastly different messages

Commentary / World Jan 22, 2021

Biden and Trump deliver vastly different messages

by Kuni Miyake

Joe Biden’s inauguration last week was the most heavily guarded in memory: Washington’s entire National Mall was fenced off; numerous military checkpoints were set up; and 25,000 National Guard troops were deployed to prevent the public from entering the city center. An American scholar reportedly ...