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Saturday, September 18, 2021

John Keane

John Keane is Professor of Politics at the University of Sydney and the WZB (Berlin). He is the co-author (with Debasish Roy Chowdhury) of To Kill A Democracy: India’s Passage to Despotism (Oxford University Press, 2021)

How does a democracy die?
Sun, Aug 01, 2021

John Keane writes: When democratically elected governments cease to be held accountable by a society weakened by poor health, low morale and joblessness, demagogues are prone to blindness and ineptitude.

Are we there yet?
Tue, Aug 18, 2009

Talk of the end of the Great Recession and a return to normality is premature. Surging profits in the City of London and Wall Street should remind...

Banyan Democracy
Tue, Aug 14, 2007

Birthdays are fine moments for honest reflection, so let’s ask: what have been the prime achievements, and the sobering shortfalls...