Originally published 02/10/2017
"Twenty five years ago, I didn't have a sense or a theory about how democracies can go backward. And I think they clearly can.” – Francis Fukuyama
Originally published 09/08/2016
The world remembers Francis Fukuyama’s "The End of History" and Samuel Huntington’s "The Clash of Civilizations." But it was Moynihan who got the future right.
Originally published 03/16/2016
“In a year when a man whose own party calls him a fascist is squarely leading the Republican primaries and a self-declared democratic socialist is leading an unexpectedly robust insurgency on the Democratic side, Fukuyama's argument is looking more and more tenuous."
Originally published 10/21/2014
Francis Fukuyama is still bullish on where history is headed, but Americans should worry: republics can decay.
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