What is the point of freedoms if one feels he can’t use them?
There is no good way to address populist fearmongering. The good news is that you shouldn’t do it anyway
Authoritarianism: personality, mindset, or thinking habit?
When protests, outrage, public opinion and voting results are all ignored
Understanding legal helplessness
The painfully familiar feeling of regulatory helplessness is a sign of something more sinister
How legal, economic, regulatory, political and electoral helplessness contribute to the rise of autocracy
Strongmen are not as brave and unstoppable as you imagine
But pushback becomes less and less possible from the inside
Why the study of learned helplessness in political behavior can draw the ire of every academic discipline involved