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Fukuyama and the Decay of American Institutions

Luka Orešković | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics
Luka Orešković

The predominance of courts in the everyday American decision-making process clearly shows that the "regular" process of legislating through Congress and effectively implementing policies through the bureaucracy and executive branch is somewhat dysfunctional.

The Founding Fathers vs. Diet-Coke Democracy

Nicolas Berggruen | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Nicolas Berggruen

Its time to update the genius of America's Founding Fathers to fit our present circumstances. If we can't manage to be equal to their spirit, the democracy they so carefully crafted is bound to falter.