• 55 Voices for Democracy: “We Can Never Be Vigilant Enough” by Colm Tóibín

    For the Thomas Mann House series "55 Voices for Democracy," Irish novelist and academic Colm Tóibín analyzes the stability and opportunity of democracy.

    55 Voices for Democracy: “The Cult of Short-Termism” by Bernhard Poerksen

    For the Thomas Mann House series "55 Voices for Democracy," German media academic Bernhard Poerksen analyzes the problems posed by short-term media fads.

    55 Voices for Democracy: “How ‘Stolen Words’ Harm Democracy” by Melissa Chan

    For the Thomas Mann House series "55 Voices for Democracy," award-winning journalist Melissa Chan discusses the faltering image of democracy.

    55 Voices for Democracy: “Education, Social Justice, and Democracy” by Jody David Armour

    For the Thomas Mann House series "55 Voices for Democracy," Jody David Armour talks about the nature of the promise of democracy.

    55 Voices for Democracy: “Of Quandaries and Trilemma: Globalization, Democracy and Society” by Helmut Anheier

    Helmut Anheier identifies the tension in democracies between nativism and globalism, for the Thomas Mann House series "55 Voices for Democracy."

    55 Voices for Democracy: “The Neglect of Democracy” by Rainer Forst

    Rainer Forst warns of class apathy and the faltering notion of majority rule, for the Thomas Mann House series "55 Voices for Democracy."

    55 Voices for Democracy: “What Crisis? Our Trust in Democracy” by Jutta Allmendinger

    Jutta Allmendinger refutes "redtraditionalization" emergent in modern democracies, for the Thomas Mann House series "55 Voices for Democracy."