Francis Fukuyama on Avoiding 'Political Decay'

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Twenty-five years ago, Francis Fukuyama wrote an influential journal essay entitled "The End of History?" He argued that liberal democracy and market economies would emerge as the dominant systems in the post-Cold War world. In his new book "Political Order and Political Decay," Fukuyama returns to many of the same themes while exploring the history of the modern state.


Francis Fukuyama, professor in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University and author of books including "Political Order and Political Decay" and "The End of History and the Last Man"