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By Jan-Werner Mueller - Nov 14,2018
PRINCETON — It is now common knowledge that many democracies around the world are under pressure. But mounting threats to a particularly important democratic right have not received nearly enough attention.
By Jan-Werner Mueller - Jun 11,2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May has, of her own volition, stripped her Conservative Party of its governing parliamentary majority by calling an early election.If she stays on as prime minister, she will also strip British citizens of the political and economic rights conferred
By Jan-Werner Mueller - Jan 25,2016
Poland’s turn towards authoritarian rule has set off alarm bells across the European Union and within NATO.Since coming to power in October, Jarosław Kaczynski’s Law and Justice Party (PiS) has attacked the country’s constitutional court, politicised the judiciary and the civil s
By Jan-Werner Mueller - Aug 14,2014
The triumph of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey’s first direct presidential election is no surprise. Erdogan is popular and, as prime minister since 2003, he has been riding a wave of economic success.

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