Yascha Mounk
Yascha Mounk Yascha Mounk

Yascha Mounk, a lecturer on government at Harvard and a New America fellow, is the author of Stranger in My Own Country and host of The Good Fight podcast.

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Nov. 9 2017 11:55 AMMonopoly PowerWhy the Justice Department’s demand that Time Warner sell CNN is a troubling subversion of democracy.
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Nov. 6 2017 2:15 PMNot Everything Is TerrorismWhile calling out the right’s double standards on mass violence, the left has developed its own form of intellectual dishonesty.
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Oct. 25 2017 7:16 AMDown With Your Protest!Good protests are a key tool to resist Donald Trump. Bad protests hurt the cause. Here’s the difference.
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Oct. 17 2017 10:10 AMTrump Is Not the Failure He Appears to BeA lot of people laughed when the president claimed to be “ahead of schedule,” but he’s not wrong.
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Oct. 11 2017 10:56 AMFighting Populism With PatriotismE. J. Dionne explains why we can’t beat Trump by running away from nationalism.
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Sept. 27 2017 7:30 AMSlouching Toward BrazilWhy the future of American politics may resemble Latin America.
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Sept. 14 2017 1:28 PMWe Can’t Just Blame Politicians for the Post-Truth Age We Live InHow to wrest politics back from lying populists.
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Sept. 6 2017 2:52 PMKeeping the OathA new initiative seeks to remind government officials who they really serve.
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Aug. 17 2017 3:44 PMTrump and the Alt-Right Are Not the Real AmericaTake it from a new American.
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July 31 2017 9:44 AMAuthoritarian by InstinctTrump is subverting democracy and the rule of law, one bumbling misstep at a time.
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July 17 2017 11:59 AMKeep Calm, but Do SomethingThe problem with celebrating nonchalance in the face of terror.
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June 19 2017 2:41 PMForget MichiganIf Democrats focus on winning back the Obama states Hillary lost, they’re doomed.
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June 4 2017 9:30 AMTerror, AgainAttacks don’t shock and scare us like they used to. Is that good or bad?
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May 15 2017 2:56 PMTrump Crosses a Red LineAfter Comey’s firing, it’s time for lawmakers to take a stand for the rule of law.
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May 8 2017 11:30 AMIt’s Far Too Early to Declare Victory Over PopulismFour reasons not to be cheered by Emmanuel Macron’s election to the French presidency.
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Nov. 8 2017 9:30 AMGood Identity, Bad IdentityThe question isn’t whether we should talk about identity. It’s how we should talk about it.
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Oct. 29 2017 10:22 PMDon’t Wait for Trump to Fire MuellerThe time to start fighting back is now, not after the president crosses another red line.
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Oct. 24 2017 3:56 PMWe Still Need the Hopey-Changey StuffA new speech by Barack Obama should remind the left that only optimism can get us through the Trump years.
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Oct. 11 2017 11:11 AMThe Czech TrumpPopulists may soon rule Central Europe from the Baltic Sea to the Aegean.
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Oct. 2 2017 12:15 PMHistory Returns in CataloniaThe weekend’s scenes in Barcelona send a troubling message about the future of liberal democracy.
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Sept. 24 2017 7:08 PMThe End of the German ExceptionAn unprecedented breakthrough for the far right marks a new era in the country's politics. 
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Sept. 13 2017 11:03 AMYou Snooze, She WinsWith Angela Merkel’s re-election almost certain, Germany’s election has been startlingly dull. But more is going on than meets the eye.
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Aug. 30 2017 8:00 AMThe End of the WestDictators and demagogues are destroying the international system.
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Aug. 16 2017 9:00 AMWhy Populists WinVoters know that populists won’t deliver on their promises. They just don’t care.
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July 24 2017 12:38 PMA Constitutional Crisis Is InevitableAt this point, why would we expect anything else?
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July 11 2017 5:00 PMTyranny by BlunderThe latest revelations show the Trumps never had a master plan to subvert American democracy. It just comes naturally to them.
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June 9 2017 3:58 PMJeremy Corbyn’s ShotThe Labour leader has been handed the chance to stop a Brexit disaster. Unfortunately, he won’t. 
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May 26 2017 10:36 AMThe Ugliest AmericanEuropeans secretly love Trump for confirming their own sense of superiority.
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May 9 2017 8:52 PMComey’s Firing Is the Moment of Truth for the GOPThey can finally find the courage of their convictions—or let Trump destroy the republic.
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May 1 2017 3:03 PMNo, There Is No Case for Le PenRoss Douthat misunderstands the threat the National Front candidate poses to France.

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