Williamsport, PA (Special to Informed Comment) – “A republic, if you can keep it,” Ben Franklin famously described the new Constitution in 1787. Well, can Americans, including the Republicans, keep it, or will they let it slide into authoritarianism? I, like Franklin, am an optimist, but we have to prepare ourselves for the possibility that […]
Michael G. Roskin
Michael G. Roskin retired after teaching political science 36 years at Lycoming College. He was a visiting professor 1991-94 at the U.S. Army War College. The author of books on political science, comparative politics and international relations, he divides his year between Nashville and Midcoast Maine. He is an Informed Comment regular.