Removing the president from office should be a top priority for any voter who is genuinely concerned about the rise of illiberal forces.
Yascha MounkIlliberalism on the left is a real problem.
But voting for Donald Trump to stem the rising tide of illiberalism would be a huge moral and strategic mistake.
My latest @TheAtlantic.
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And please stand up for philosophically liberal values—not just once every four years, but every day.
In the early days, we furiously scrubbed, afraid we could get sick from the virus lingering on objects and surfaces. What do we know now?
Yascha MounkTo stay sane during the pandemic, we have to pick our battles.
Which behaviors should we avoid at all costs? And which are so low-risk that they're not worth worrying about?
The best evidence now suggests that surface contamination is *not* a big risk.
И мне понятна их логика. Сегодня один Хабаровск. Но если это будет продолжаться, то как же быть со всеми многочисленными запрещениями, законами, инструкциями, которые выстраивались и выписывались на протяжении последних 15 лет…
More hospitalized patients are surviving than early in the pandemic. Improved treatments make a big difference, but so does flattening the curve to keep hospitals from overfilling, researchers say.
Yascha MounkSome good news to brighten your Wednesday:
"Mortality has dropped among hospitalized patients by 18 percentage points since the pandemic began.
Patients in the study had a 25.6% chance of dying at the start of the pandemic; they now have a 7.6% chance."
What does it it say about America that Rachel Dolezal and Jessica Krug wanted to pass as black?
Yascha Mounk"Rachel Dolezal and Jessica Krug gave up their white privilege ... to live as the people we are told endure such endless misery, and to such a degree, that we are to think of oppression as the essence of black Americans."
Always read @JohnHMcWhorter.
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Yascha MounkVery grateful to @anneapplebaum for including The People vs Democracy in her list of books to read to understand 2020.
(The only conspicuous omission from her list is her own book: The Twilight of Democracy, which helped me understand what comes next.)
Joe Biden's town hall on ABC averaged 13.9 million viewers on Thursday night, easily surpassing the Nielsen ratings for President Trump's town hall on NBC. That alone was a result virtually no one in the TV business expected. And that's not even the...
But like hundreds of thousands, he is unjustly trapped on the registry.
Yascha Mounk"The sex offender registry makes your family less safe. It turns harmless people who could be productive citizens into outcasts."
This may be the most important article we've published @JoinPersuasion so far.
Please read it. Please share it.
Yascha MounkCarol Nesteikis' son has severe mental disabilities. He is not a danger to anyone, and should not be on the sex offenders registry.
@JBPritzker is the only hope he and his family have of returning to a decent life.
Please pardon him.