James A. Montanye
| Tuesday January 28, 2020 at 3:16 PM PST
As America remains girded against religious fundamentalism in Iran and elsewhere around the world, consider that American democracy itself constitutes a fundamentalist religion.
Randall G. Holcombe
| Tuesday December 1, 2009 at 3:25 PM PST
Joseph Schumpeter, in his 1943 book Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy, was concerned that the people who benefit most from a capitalist economy take its benefits for granted, and cannot be counted on to defend capitalism against its attackers. This would lead to capitalism’s eventual collapse. This seemed plausible in 1943, but less plausible in...Read More »