A steep bill comes due for decades of democracy promotion.
Christopher Caldwell is a contributing editor of the Claremont Review of Books and the author, most recently, of The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties (Simon & Schuster).
Articles by Christopher Caldwell
Is the prime minister who saved Brexit headed for the exit?
The continent’s most resolute defender of sovereignty.
The rise of Éric Zemmour.
Less populous, more populist.
His eclipse in American life.
The immigration crisis of 1620.
What civil rights law has become.
Dual citizenship, dual loyalty, and inequality.
Debt, decline, and immigration.
The transformation of the environmental movement.
The British constitution in crisis.
Viktor Orbán's escalating conflict with liberalism.
For better and for worse, a democracy movement.
Globalization’s benefits are hard to explain and its damage hard to diagnose.
The world of the anti-Trumpers.
Liberalized immigration is a policy that cannot be carried out without simultaneous injuries to democracy.
Vladimir Putin as Machiavellian statesman.
A review of Reagan: The Life, by H.W. Brands.
A review of American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity, by Christian G. Appy
A review of Diversity Explosion: How New Racial Demographics Are Remaking America, by William H. Frey.
A senior fellow at Stanford Universityâ€™s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Francis Fukuyama has lately been speaking ill of democracy to readers unused to hearing it spoken ill of.
Christopher Caldwell reviews the legacy of Freudian psychoanalysis
Freud believed that Wilson, his head ringing with scripture, mistook himself at times for the son of God, writes Christopher Caldwell.
A review of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think, by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier
A review of On Politics: A History of Political Thought: From Herodotus to the Present, by Alan Ryan
A review of From the Closet to the Altar: Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage, by Michael J. Klarman
A review of Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson
A review of 100 Plus: How the Coming Age of Longevity Will Change Everything, From Careers and Relationships to Family and Faith, Sonia Arrison
A review of The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama, by David Remnick.