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The Prince

Machiavelli Would Be Disappointed In Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics

There are people who believe that negative campaigning in American politics is base, unnecessary and harmful to democracy. These people are naive and ...

Cheney: Wrong on Iraq, Right on Torture?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Former U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney was surprisingly persuasive in an emotionally charged Meet the Press appearance Sunday morning. All those Howar...

Puppet Masters

Juliet Asante | Posted 10.02.2012 | World
Juliet Asante

How then can a ruler ever hope to change the system in any true fashion without sacrificing his position? For fear of losing the favor of and displeasing his benefactors, he therefore becomes a prisoner in the very position of "power" he sort.

Machiavelli and the Rough Realities of Power Politics

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.06.2012 | Books
O'Brien Browne

Although we may cringe from his descriptions and prescriptions, somehow we realize that this is how politics is conducted, whether by managers jousting for power and position in the corporate world or politicians seeking office.

7 Cause Marketing Lessons From Machiavelli

Joe Waters | Posted 08.23.2011 | Impact
Joe Waters

Niccolo Machiavelli, the Italian diplomat who wrote the classical treatise The Prince 500 years ago, probably would have been a big fan of cause marketing.