"Seymour Martin Lipset passed away eleven years ago. . . . Today, his prolific scholarship remains as timely and influential as when he was an actively engaged author," writes Mildred A. Schwartz in a post for the blog of Oxford University Press on the enduring relevance of Seymour Martin Lipset. Read the whole tribute here.
The Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog features two recent posts that grapple with Yascha Mounk and Roberto Foa's findings on support for democracy among young people. Erik Voeten weighs in here and Jeff Guo weighs in here.
The New York Times previews Roberto Foa and Yascha Mounk's essay "The Signs of Deconsolidation," which will appear in the January 2016 issue of the Journal of Democracy.
In "Vladimir Putin Is Bringing Back the 1930s," Washington Post columnist George Will discusses the Authoritarianism Goes Global: The Challenge to Democracy.