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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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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April 18 2017 5:45 AMA Primer on the French ElectionFour candidates, three nightmare scenarios.
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March 23 2017 5:57 AMHow the West Can Defend Itself From Putin’s RussiaIt’s time to return to a Cold War mentality.
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March 6 2017 12:49 PMThe Coming Democratic Majority? Not So Fast.The right fears it. The left dreams of it. But both may be deceived in assuming demographics will change how America votes anytime soon.
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Feb. 9 2017 2:37 PMFive Things Americans Can Do to Beat TrumpAdvice for the opposition.
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Jan. 26 2017 3:20 PMIt’s Been a Long WeekThe three scariest moments from the Trump administration in its first days.
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Jan. 12 2017 10:33 AMStop Underestimating Donald TrumpWe can only keep him in check if we recognize his ability to do great harm.
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Dec. 20 2016 10:07 AMA Dangerous Day for DemocracyAnkara, Berlin, and a world that seems to be spinning ever faster out of control.
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Dec. 6 2016 5:55 AMWhy I Still Want to Be an American CitizenThe rise of Donald Trump is terrifying. But the U.S. remains the world’s best hope for realizing the ideal of a liberal, multiethnic democracy.
Cover Story
Aug. 14 2016 8:00 PMThe Week Democracy DiedDark days this summer showed how government by the people—beset by illiberal populists on one side and undemocratic elites on the other—is poised for extinction.
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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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April 24 2017 12:46 PMThe Real Lessons of the French ElectionFar from a triumph for liberal democracy, the results show just how imperiled it continues to be.
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April 9 2017 8:00 PMDemocracy Has Stood Up to TrumpBut it’s far too early to declare Trumpism dead.
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March 16 2017 2:35 PMThe Dutch Election Is Not a Cause for CelebrationThe populist wave has not crested.
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Feb. 17 2017 9:29 AMEnemy of the Status QuoSocial media isn’t bad or good—it favors outsiders, regardless of their aims.
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Feb. 2 2017 11:29 AMDemocracy Is Holding Up, for NowDespite Trump’s blatant assaults on American ideals, our institutions and people are refusing to give in without a fight.
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Jan. 19 2017 9:34 AMThe Best-Case Scenario for the Trump PresidencySorry, it’s not impeachment.
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Jan. 5 2017 5:50 AMAmerica’s AbdicationDonald Trump’s ascent to power marks the first time in living memory that the liberal world order no longer has a powerful defender.
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Dec. 13 2016 5:55 AMHow to Resist PropagandaA minor victory over RT and what it taught me about the challenge of defeating misinformation from the Kremlin and the White House.
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Nov. 9 2016 2:42 AMWhat We Do NowHow to preserve the ideals of liberal democracy in the face of a Trump presidency.
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June 24 2016 3:46 PMWe Have Entered a New Political EraOne in which popular support for the core institutions of liberal democracy can no longer be taken for granted.

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