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Democracy Dies in Decentralization

The mob takeover of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. on January 6, 2021 deeply undermines America’s pivotal role in promoting democracy globally.

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COVID-19: Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing Dies Aged 94

Valery Giscard d'Estaing, Former French president (1974 - 1981), passed away after contracting Covid-19 aged 94.

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President Donald Trump Fires Defence Secretary Mark Esper & Appoints Christopher Miller

Donald Trump has fired the defence secretary Mark Esper. He had opposed the outgoing President on several occasions. 

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Joe Biden Wins the 2020 US Election

Joe Biden has won the race to become the 46th President of the United States.

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Is Political Polarization a Rise in Tribalism?

What if our political differences are not first-and-foremost about different policies or priorities, but instead are about increased feelings of attachment to a political tribe?

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United States Elections: The Risk of Copying Europe

The United States election campaign is focused primarily on how much will the next president spend and the measures to combat coronavirus.

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Google Searches and the U.S. Presidential Election: What the Polls May Have Missed

Most of us here in the U.S. are waiting with bated breath for the results of next week’s enormously consequential presidential election.