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The Long Freedom Slump

February 2019

Larry Diamond explains to the American Interest that while democracy is not declining, developing countries are taking a turn for the worse. Read it here.

PODCAST: Francis Fukuyama on Identity Politics

February 2019

The Partially Examined Life interviews Francis Fukuyama on his 2018 book 'Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment.Listen to part one here. 

PODCAST: Jaw-Jaw: How Chinese Sharp Power Takes Aim at American Democracy

February 2019

Larry Diamond breaks down Beijing’s efforts to direct “sharp power” against institutions in the United States in this podcast. Listen here. 

A Remedy for Government Shutdowns: “No Play, No Pay.”

February 2019

Bruce E. Cain tells The American Interest that a constitutional amendment could be just the incentive members of Congress need to compromise in the face of government shutdowns. Read it here. 

Against Identity Politics

February 2019

Francis Fukuyama explains to Foreign Affairs that identity politics are the "New Tribalism and the Crisis of Democracy." Read it here.

Stacey Abrams Debates Francis Fukuyama on Identity Politics

February 2019

Stacey Abrams tells Francis Fukuyama that identity politics actually strengthen democracy. Read it here. 

A Hinge in History?

January 2019

Larry Diamond writes in the American Interest that we are living in dangerous times and may be on the brink of a domestic constitutional crisis. Read it here.

Fukuyama Was Right (Mostly)

January 2019

Paul D. Miller tells the American Interest that Francis Fukuyama's central contention still rings true: There is no conceivable ideological rival to liberal democracy. Read it here. 

R. Kent Weaver joins CDDRL as visiting scholar

January 2019

Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law is pleased to welcome R.

PODCAST: Dr. Francis Fukuyama: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment

January 2019

Francis Fukuyama sits down with Cameron Munter to discuss his latest book. Listen here. 

PODCAST: Francis Fukuyama on 2018, a year in identity politics

January 2019

Francis Fukuyama sits down with The World's Carol Hills to go over the identity politics of 2018. Listen here. 

Q&A: Ideology Is Out, Identity Is In

December 2018

Francis Fukuyama joins Nick Gillespie for a thoughtful Q&A on the rise of populism in the West and the role of identity politics in thwarting the end of history. Read here.

The Great Recession has influenced populist movements today, say Stanford scholars

December 2018

Francis Fukuyama discusses why populist messages have emerged in contemporary politics alongside Anna Grzymala-Busse and Neil Malhotra. Read here. 

China Gets Its Message to Americans but Doesn’t Want to Reciprocate

December 2018

Beijing enjoys a big megaphone in America even as it blocks U.S. media outlets, hinders independent scholars and limits U.S.

Identity: The Demand for Dignity and The Politics of Resentment

December 2018

"The way that the economy has developed over the past generation is actually gone contrary to a lot of the existing economic models.

Do we need a new understanding of national identity?

December 2018

CDDRL Mosbacher Director Francis Fukuyama says for BBC we need national identities that unite rather than divide us. Watch here.

Democratic Capitalism’s Future

December 2018

"Are democracy and capitalism compatible? Or, to put it differently: What made democracy and capitalism compatible for decades, even centuries, and what strains this relationship today?

Scholars Discuss Growing Evidence of China’s Interference in American Government and Society

December 2018

While Americans may be well acquainted with China’s quest for influence through the projection of power in the diplomatic, economic, and military spheres, they are less aware of the various ways in...

Report cites concerns about Chinese influence on American institutions

December 2018

The following report was originally published by the Hoover Institution.Scholars from the Hoover Institution, the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and other organizations today...

Are 'identity politics’ really a threat to democracy?

December 2018

CDDRL Director, Francis Fukuyama talks in an interview for Al Jazeera how identity policy is hurting democracy. Watch here.

Francis Fukuyama on the Root of 'Identity' Politics

December 2018

CDDRL director Francis Fukuyama believes America's increased political polarization can be traced back to a universal desire for recognition.

APARC Scholar on Taiwan's Local Elections

November 2018

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party suffered a large setback in Taiwan’s local elections on November 24, 2018, with voters delivering a sharp rebuke to President Tsai Ing-wen.We curate here...

Stephen Stedman, advocate for undergraduate education, leads Stanford’s Faculty Senate

November 2018

CDDRL Deputy Director Stephen Stedman is named a chair to the Stanford University Faculty Senate. Read more about his work, legacy, and aspirations here. 

For election hackers, a new and more dangerous tool

November 2018

"The election interference tactics originally deployed by Russia against the United States and Europe are now global.

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