Marty Lipset did not believe that people had to be enlightened and sophisticated—“educated”—to function democratically. What they had to do was understand and pursue their interests. By Bill Schneider.
Islamism, fascism, and communism are historical bedfellows—co-combatants against democracy in a Hundred Years War that continues today. The place of Iraq and the war on terror in a century of conflict. By Clark S. Judge.