Yascha Mounk

Harvard University / Slate

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Yascha Mounk is a lecturer on government at Harvard University, a columnist at Slate and host of its Good Fight podcast.

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Impeachment by Democrats in the House may lead to trial in the Senate, with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding.  Can he prevent the Republican majority from rushing to judgement?

High crimes and misdemeanors: how much will they matter?

Impeachment by Democrats in the House may lead to trial in the Senate, with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding.  Can he prevent the Republican majority from rushing to judgement?

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After a campaign of creative name-calling, Emmanuel Macron was elected President of France yesterday with 65% of the vote to Marine Le Pen's 35%.

The candidate of 'savage globalism' beats the 'high priestess of fear'

After a campaign of creative name-calling, Emmanuel Macron was elected President of France yesterday with 65% of the vote to Marine Le Pen's 35%.

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In the aftermath of the Cold War, the consensus of Western politics was that more countries would evolve into liberal democracies and stay that way.

Is populism a threat to democracy?

In the aftermath of the Cold War, the consensus of Western politics was that more countries would evolve into liberal democracies and stay that way.

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