• Why Authoritarianism May Be On the Rise

    By Yascha Mounk | March 1st, 2017 Why is democracy in trouble? Long before democracy’s global slump became conventional wisdom, Yascha Mounk was warning that support for democracy was on the decline in the world’s most advanced societies.   In a paper published in the Journal of

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    A Nation of Immigrants — Only if They Assimilate | The Stream

    By Dennis Prager Published on February 28, 2017 I am writing this column in Japan, a country whose crime rate is the lowest among countries with large populations. I asked my Japanese translator, a middle-aged woman, what she thought. “Why is there is so little crime in Japan?” I

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    What happens when a leader dies?

    Written by Tamara Rosin | July 13, 2015 When a CEO dies, his or her employees and team must — in the wake of their grief — introduce a new leader, adjust to change and continue to operate at the best of their ability. At the same time, they will likely attempt to preserve their

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    Christian Subculture Is Dying. I Know Why. I Grew Up There. | The Stream

    By Liberty McArtor Published on February 25, 2017 The largest Christian bookstore chain in the nation announced Thursday that it will close its doors for good. The closing of the Family Christian Store’s 240 locations comes two years after the franchise declared bankruptcy. Many

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    One of the more thoughtful looks at the new Trump presidency. Reprinted from Forbes Magazine. All rights retained by their owner. Volumes have already been written since the inauguration of Donald Trump about how the 45th U.S. president will likely steer the nation.  Much of the chatter has been

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