The Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to create heartburn for reactionary populists. Jacob Heilbrunn reports from an emergency gathering of crypto-fascist luminaries: It was notable that at the co
Paul’s post about David Remnick’s interview of Stephen Kotkin reminds me of another interview that Kotkin recorded in February. In that earlier interview, Kotkin draws an analogy between P
I’ve spent the last six years arguing, in essence, that we should be looking at contemporary politics through the lens of the interwar period. As Alexander Cooley and I argued in a recent issue
I find it difficult to name a single defining characteristic of the Trump presidency. It was, after all, a nonstop parade of terrible. If pressed to choose, though, I’d probably mention the soul
Some U.S. officials are very worried that Russia is preparing a new offensive against Ukraine. The major reason, of course, is the recent buildup of troops – now totaling, according to reports, at l
One of the central activities of academic blogs – or what’s left of them these days – is for people to promote their books and articles. When I did a “soft relaunch” of the Duck
I am “attending” the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association next week. By “attending” I mean that I am cancelling my tickets and my hotel room and partici
How could we keep you waiting with bated breath? Part II is now up. Get your Part I here.