Yascha Mounk

Contributing writer The Atlantic, Associate professor John Hopkins University and senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund.

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Contributing writer at The Atlantic, associate professor at Johns Hopkins University, and a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund. He is the author of The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It.    

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Conservative leader Boris Johnson won big in the Brexit election. Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn lost disastrously.

Brexit: Britain’s history and America’s future

Conservative leader Boris Johnson won big in the Brexit election. Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn lost disastrously.

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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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