In this post, I hope to accomplish two related but separate goals. First, I’ll show you why political polarization is a viable threat to democracy. Second, using data from Bright Line Watch surveys, I want to offer a potential mechanism of resistance to the threat posed by polarization in the ...
Worsening trust in governing officials and institutions is where political crisis can emerge.
The worsening model of democracy at home means that the U.S. lacks the moral legitimacy to successfully promote democracy abroad
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.
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.
In the United States, political extremism is more threatening than anti-democratic behavior.
The GOP has permanently manipulated democratic limitations to achieve undemocratic ends.