SOURCE: The Baffler
Presented with the manifest failure of a peaceful global liberal order after the end of the Cold War, Fukuyama now simply argues that people have failed classical liberalism.
SOURCE: Washington Post
"People really like being in liberal societies after they’ve gone through either horrible nationalist conflict (as in the two world wars of the 20th century) or they’ve had to live under authoritarian dictatorship (as people in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union did under communism)."
by James Thornton Harris
His book recommends that Progressives try and recapture white, working class voters by downplaying minority rights and espousing a national creedal identity.
SOURCE: The Chronicle of Higher Education
It’s identity politics. This explains Trump.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
"Twenty five years ago, I didn't have a sense or a theory about how democracies can go backward. And I think they clearly can.” – Francis Fukuyama
by Kenneth Weisbrode
The world remembers Francis Fukuyama’s "The End of History" and Samuel Huntington’s "The Clash of Civilizations." But it was Moynihan who got the future right.
by Jedediah Purdy
“In a year when a man whose own party calls him a fascist is squarely leading the Republican primaries and a self-declared democratic socialist is leading an unexpectedly robust insurgency on the Democratic side, Fukuyama's argument is looking more and more tenuous."
SOURCE: The Atlantic
Francis Fukuyama is still bullish on where history is headed, but Americans should worry: republics can decay.
by Michael Ignatieff,
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