Larry Diamond writes for online magazine The Cipher Brief how the extended period of democracy has not brought a dramatic deepening of democratic norms in Latin America countries. Read the full article here.
“Americans generally think of themselves as exceptional only in a positive sense,” says Francis Fukuyama. But “other democracies around the world in recent years have actually been working better than the United States in a lot of respects.”Thanks to a new gift by R. Bruce Mosbacher, ’76, JD ‘79, and Nancy Ditz Mosbacher, ’76, Stanford is expanding its work on issues of good governance around the world.
Larry Diamond and Francis Fukuyama, senior fellows at the Freeman Spogli Institute, have both written essays in the July/August 2016 issue of Foreign Affairs. Follow the links below to read the full articles without a subscription block:
In the July/August edition of Foreign Affairs, Francis Fukuyama, the Mosbacher director of CDDRL, analyzes the rising tide of populism as represented by the current candidates for the US Presidential elections. According to Fukuyama, the real story of the election is that American democracy is finally responding to the rise of inequality and economic stagnation experienced by most of the population.