political science

Could deliberative democracy depolarize America?

Deliberative democracy – informed and moderated discussion that transcends partisan identities – can lead to a depolarized and more democratic society, according to Stanford research.

The story of Myanmar’s struggle for democracy is not over

According to Scot Marciel, former U.S. ambassador to Myanmar and Stanford visiting scholar, building a democracy is a difficult process that can be upended, particularly when the military is politicized and has its own agenda.

President Biden’s busy first day

Stanford scholars reflect on the sweeping number of executive actions President Biden ordered on his first day in office, including pledges to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, immigration, the climate crisis and racial injustice.

Political scientist John Manley dies at 81

John Manley was a dedicated scholar of American government and political and class interest, as well as a committed advocate of academic independence and integrity.