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11/09/2015 - 12:35
Both perspectives seem plausible — but our research shows that there is little merit to either of them. In our review of the 79 dictators...
11/07/2015 - 19:54
All of this may seem like an outburst of anti-Americanism, but the real target is dissent at home. Domestic activists who receive funding...
02/06/2015 - 19:14
Typically, dictatorships – as seen by researchers – have a few other hallmarks, too. Unlike monarchs, who are drawn from a very small pool...
26/03/2015 - 18:50
Our secular tradition is the one on which the state was founded – democracy, equality, freedom and rejection of religious coercion and...
04/03/2014 - 15:01
We are not likely to see the revival of khappers – Jewish thugs employed to kidnap children to meet the Czar's demands 150 years ago – nor...
21/01/2014 - 13:56
Imagine a different state of Israel, one very much like our own: This other Israel would also be sunny, with golden beaches, roadblocks in...
20/01/2014 - 21:33
Ori, a 12th grader, said that "it is inconceivable that they don’t involve students and let their say be heard. It's unbelievable that the...
13/12/2013 - 13:32
Ukrainians, after all, aren't just protesting for an easier flow of goods with Brussels -- they're protesting against the hegemonic...
09/12/2013 - 17:18
Mandela’s reply was, as usual, polite and dignified, but was essentially evasive. He expressed thanks for the invitation, but said that it...
22/07/2013 - 16:58
“The War Within,” written before the 2013 Israeli elections, presciently makes the case for the reformist stance of Lapid’s Yesh Atid and...
12/07/2013 - 12:49
It is true that queues for petrol, the rising price of food and the sense that security was breaking down in Egypt were crucial in bringing...
07/07/2013 - 17:13
The harsh dilemma between respecting the democratic process and dealing with the repression that it brought about was resolved the day...

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