Author: Dan Nexon

Dan Nexon is an Associate Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. HIs new co-authored book, Exit from Hegemony: the Unravelling of the American Global Order (Oxford University Press), is due out in 2020.
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I don’t know about you, but I find that America’s descent into ethnonationalism tends to occupy so much of my mental bandwidth that I have trouble keeping up with similar developments elsewhere. One of those “elsewheres” is India, where the BJP government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned to the aggressive promotion of […]
Abraham Newman and I have a new article in Foreign Policy on progressive policy and the use of American market power. We begin by discussing China’s ham-handed response to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of Hong Kong democracy activists. The key point is that it fits a broader patten. China routinely […]

The Case for Economic Anxiety

In economy
On November 2, 2019
What if it’s 2008, but with corporate debt instead of mortgage debt and comparatively little room for monetary stimulus? That’s what my colleague, Andreas Kern, argues in a piece at The Conversation. All American companies are currently sitting on a record US$15.5 trillion in debt, equivalent to about two-thirds of U.S. GDP. Unfortunately, this debt […]
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