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politics

Politics
Veering toward a civilian-military crisis
Published June 30, 2020
SAIS panelists weigh in on strained civilian-military relations and the risk that domestic politics may damage the perception that U.S. Armed Forces are apolitical
SNF Agora Institute
Saving lives while protecting freedoms in the age of COVID-19
Published May 4, 2020
Political science scholars Yascha Mounk, Robert Lieberman, and Danielle Allen discuss the complexities of balancing public health and civil liberties in the midst of a pandemic
Discussion series
The politics of the pandemic
Published March 24, 2020
SNF Agora Institute convenes experts virtually to examine issues related to COVID-19 and its impact on democracy around the world
A new world order
Published Spring 2020
Kent Calder's new book, Super Continent, predicts the rise of a Eurasian superpower / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Election 2020
Iowa caucus 'debacle' spurs calls for new format
Published Feb 5, 2020
As the wait for complete Democratic primary results continues, Johns Hopkins experts size up the flaws in Iowa's first-in-the-nation nominating contest for presidential candidates
SNF Agora Institute
Collective action in divided times
Published Jan 10, 2020
SNF Agora Institute hosts conference in partnership with Cincinnati megachurch to explore issues of civic engagement, democratic participation
Commentary
Contemporary politics hearken to past threats to U.S. democracy
Published Dec 20, 2019
Political scientist Robert Lieberman says the political conditions that have threatened democracy in the past are alive and well today
Politics
Hopkins experts discuss impeachment probe
Published Nov 21, 2019
Anne Applebaum, Robert Lieberman, and former Sen. Barbara Mikulski discuss the historic nature of the inquiry and the fallout for American democracy
Election 2020
'It's going to be a complete mess'
Published Nov 14, 2019
Journalists, scholars offer dire assessment of the preparedness of big tech platforms to handle the coming wave of fake news and electoral meddling
Q+A
Shakespeare and political theater
Published Oct 21, 2019
SAIS Dean Eliot Cohen discusses the Bard's works and what they reveal about our political leaders and the drama unfolding in the nation's capital