Rachel Bennetts recently argued in “The Danger of Bureaucratic Resistance” that bureaucrats with too much agency directly threaten the sanctity of the American democracy. Through the example Bennetts provides of the 2010-2012 IRS targeting scandal, during which partisan employees of the IRS ...
Trump employs a crisis narrative to increase his powers and twist constituents' perception of the current political climate.
Controversy within the Republican party regarding Senate candidate Roy Moore could be a turning point for the party, and it remains to be seen if they will fracture over the issue of his sexual misconduct.
The Pakistani military operates relatively autonomously, meaning that it's capable of seizing power with little resistance.
While nuclear war itself is unlikely to break out due to political safeguards, Trump is using the threat of it to expand his presidential powers.
The anti-elitist backlash around the world threatens democracy because nontraditional candidates aren't being held accountable for their words and actions.
Trump could be promoting constitutional regression through the insidious decay of competitive elections, rights of political speech and association, and administrative and adjudicative rule of law simultaneously.
What does it mean for political art and satire to be effective?
In the United States, political extremism is more threatening than anti-democratic behavior.
The antidemocratic context of the Colombian peace deal does not determine its legacy.