SOURCE: The New Yorker
by Corey Robin
A new book on Max Weber's political thought suggests that prior interpretations of Weber's lectures have dismissed the possibility of collective action.
The government of the Iroquois Confederacy wasn't a template for the Constitution, but it was an example, visible to the framers, of concepts of federalism that were only abstractions in European political theory.
by Kevin M. Cherry
The degree of anger, anxiety and agitation accompanying the presidential campaigns are signs we've failed to heed some important insights from a key observer of American democracy.
by Niels Eichhorn
Viewed from abroad, the American belief that their nation exemplifies democracy has always been viewed with skepticism.
by Eric Laursen
Maurice Brinton--the pseudonym of a British neurologist--authored an influential series of works of radical political thought that urged the British left to move away from rigid party structures and doctrinal disputes toward social movements.
SOURCE: The New York Times
Dr. Allen, a Harvard political theorist whose work has spanned the Declaration of Independence and the governmental response to Covid-19, will lead an effort to cultivate “civic strength.”
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