Monthly Archives: February 2017

Thinking Aloud: Learning the Right Lessons from Gambia

Feb. 1, 2017 by Darius  Two weeks ago, Yahya Jammeh, the man who had ruled the small West African nation of Gambia with an iron fist for the last 22 years, boarded a plane and flew into exile.  Jammeh’s departure … Continue reading

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News You Really Need To See: “How to Build an Autocracy”

“How to Build an Autocracy” The Atlantic, March 2017 “No society, not even one as rich and fortunate as the United States has been, is guaranteed a successful future.  When early Americans wrote things like ‘Eternal vigilance is the … Continue reading

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