David Bell – Alvin Bragg’s Trump Case

As I have written here before, much of the presidential election of 2024 will not take place on the campaign trail, but in courtrooms. This will be particularly true over […]

| 17 April 2024 |

Ireland and the Enlightenment’s global history

** This is the second in a series of three reviews of James Stafford’s The Case of Ireland: Commerce, Empire and the European Order, 1750-1848. Each day this week one review […]

| 16 April 2024 |

The Case of Ireland and the Case of Britain

** This is the second in a series of three reviews of James Stafford’s The Case of Ireland: Commerce, Empire and the European Order, 1750-1848. Each day this week one review […]

| 15 April 2024 |

The Enlightenment’s national contexts in global perspective

** This is the first in a series of three reviews of James Stafford’s The Case of Ireland: Commerce, Empire and the European Order, 1750-1848. Each day this week one review […]

Le Bal des Prétendants

Yes, I know, the next presidential election is still eons away, but le bal des prétendants was already well under way when the orchestra struck several false notes. First, it was revealed […]

Défense de l’environnement : Mobilisations de la société civile

Par Catherine Larrère et Lucile Schmid. Ce dossier, consacré à la question écologique, réunit des études sur les mobilisations de la société civile. S’agissant de The Tocqueville Review/La Revue Tocqueville, […]

| 12 March 2024 |

Dollar Hegemony and Multipolar Illusions

Western governments grappling with extreme right-wing drifts, particularly the Biden government in the United States and Macron’s in France, welcomed Lula’s electoral victory in Brazil. Over the course of the […]

David Bell – Trump in the Lead

Over the past two weeks, the chances of Donald Trump returning to power have grown considerably. Here are three reasons why. First, Trump has established beyond any doubt his complete […]

| 6 March 2024 |

King Hancock: The Man Behind the Signature

Review: Brooke Barbier, King Hancock: The Radical Influence of a Moderate Founding Father (Harvard University Press, 2023)   American Founder John Hancock sacrificed “his health and wealth” in service of […]

Gaullist No More

Last week President Macron surprised everyone by suggesting that some European countries might send troops to Ukraine if necessary to prevent a Russian victory. Perhaps that’s putting what he said […]