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Archive of posts published in the tag: GPS

The Tragic Flaw of Progressivism

From Fareed Zakaria in Foreign Affairs from 1997,  The Rise of Illiberal Democracy: (this may require registration to read the whole article which I encourage. ) John Stuart Mill opened his classic On Liberty by noting that as countries became…

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Making Democracy Safe for the World

From Fareed Zakaria in Foreign Affairs from 1997,  The Rise of Illiberal Democracy: (this may require registration to read the whole article which I encourage. ) Illiberal democracies gain legitimacy, and thus strength, from the fact that they are reasonably…

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The Undemocratic United States

From Fareed Zakaria in Foreign Affairs from 1997,  The Rise of Illiberal Democracy: (this may require registration to read the whole article which I encourage. ) It is odd that the United States is so often the advocate of elections…

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The Problem with the Benevolent Dictator

From Fareed Zakaria in Foreign Affairs from 1997,  The Rise of Illiberal Democracy: (this may require registration to read the whole article which I encourage. ) Finally, and perhaps more important, power accumulated to do good can be used subsequently…

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The Impartial Judge

From Fareed Zakaria in Foreign Affairs from 1997,  The Rise of Illiberal Democracy: (this may require registration to read the whole article which I encourage. ) Since 1945 Western governments have, for the most part, embodied both democracy and constitutional…

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Zakaria on Illiberal Democracy

An excellent summary of the difference between constitutional liberalism and democracy.

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The Content of Health Reform Matters More than the Ideological Labels

I am a fan of Fareed Zakaria and his CNN show “GPS”.  Today (April 4, 2010)  he had Tom Friedman (The World is Flat).  While I disagree with much  of Freidman, Zakaria allows different ideas to surface without the rudeness…

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