When it comes to impeachment, Gene Healy says, "recent history suggests that what disruption we suffer is entirely manageable."
Ross Garber says impeachment isn't to be taken lightly. As a leading impeachment attorney, he speaks from experience.
Sanford Levinson suggests adding several new checks on presidential power.
Bob Bauer looks at impeachments in the past and finds that politics has been a brake, not an accelerator.
Gene Healy says we should be less afraid of a lawful, constitutional way to keep power in check.
Mark Koyama and Noel D. Johnson look at competing state structures in early modern Europe.
European cities are often considered a key origin of liberalism. But it's more complicated than you might think.
James A. Robinson looks to the history of West Africa for examples of religious freedom without liberalism.
Hans Eicholz says that "state capacity" may not do as much work as we think.