Francis FukuyamaOlivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, FSI and CDDRL; Europe Center Research Affiliate
CDDRL, Program on Poverty and Governance News
Scholars, law enforcement officials, business leaders and community activists gathered at Stanford for a two-day conference to examine violence and policing in Latin America and the United States. The April conference, hosted by the Program on Poverty and Governance, highlighted the work being implemented by law enforcement, entrepreneurs and grassroots organizations to reduce violence in major cities. Read more »
Fukuyama reflects on 'End of History'CDDRL, FSI Stanford in the news: The Wall Street Journal on June 6, 2014
Twenty-five years after the release of his landmark essay, "The End of History?," FSI Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow Francis Fukuyama stands by his initial arguments, offering some reflections and new insights in a recent article for The Wall Street Journal. Despite recent democratic shortcomings, Fukuyama reaffirms that liberal democracy still has no real competitors, emphasizing that the power of the democratic ideal remains immense.
- » The Wall Street Journal, "At the 'End of History Still Stands Democracy"
- » The American Interest, Podcast with Francis Fukuyama
The Europe Center, CDDRL in the news: Stanford Report on May 29, 2014
Stanford scholars say the European Union faces one of its most critical challenges after anti-EU parties made widespread electoral gains based on issues like immigration, austerity and elitism. Still, one should not over-estimate the long-term consequences of what political scientist Francis Fukuyama calls an "off-year" election. Read more »
CDDRL, FSI Stanford, Program on Poverty and Governance News
Scholars, law enforcement officials, business leaders and community activists will meet next week at Stanford to examine violence and policing in Latin American and the United States. A two-day conference hosted by the Program on Poverty and Governance will begin on April 28 and will highlight the work of entrepreneurs and grassroots organizations trying to reduce violence and rebuild civil society. Read more »
Fukuyama on America's political stalemate and the battle over ObamacareCDDRL, FSI Stanford in the news: The Washington Post on October 4, 2013
With the government shutdown underway in Washington and Congress at a deadlock, Francis Fukuyama discusses how the American political system was designed for stalemate - not action - in a piece for The Washington Post. Fukuyama argues that the American system of checks and balances makes it easier to prevent things from getting done than to make proactive decisions. Read more »