The Struggle for Democracy

Martin Wolf at The Financial Times: The fact that Trump is lying is not news. What is news is that, even shorn of public office, Trump defines the truth for his party. There is a word for a political organisation in which the prime duty of members is absolute loyalty...

Sectarianism v. Civility

Nate Cohn at NYT: This threat to democracy has a name: sectarianism. It’s not a term usually used in discussions about American politics. It’s better known in the context of religious sectarianism — like the hostility between Sunnis and Shia in Iraq. Yet a growing...

Supporting Democracy Abroad

Jan. 6 put American democratic weaknesses on display, and some critics quickly began to claim that America should no longer advocate for democracy abroad. Bush Institute Kelly and David Pfeil Fellow Nicole Bibbins Sedaca sits down with Christopher Walsh, the Bush...