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Sep 2018

September 18, 2018

We need a definition [of authoritarianism] that is substantive and dynamic rather than negative and systemic; that focuses on the sabotage of accountability rather than the quality of elections alone; and that lends itself to assessing political institutions within, below, or beyond the state. Consequently, a practice-oriented definition, rather than a system-oriented definition, is better suited to understanding authoritarianism today, and to answering urgent questions from society about it.

September 11, 2018

Growing numbers of international tourists visit the San to encounter their culture and lifestyle, and such tourism is expected to...

'Man Pointing' by Alberto Giacomett, 1947.
September 4, 2018

"The crowd," observed the 19th century Danish philosopher, Soren Kierkegaard, "is untruth." Nowhere is this seminal observation...