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The Rise of Authoritarianism: Vigilance is Required

The Rise of Authoritarianism: Vigilance is Required By: C. Kenneth Meyer, M.A, M.P.A., Ph.D. Thomas F. Sheehan Distinguished Professor of Public Administration As a youthful graduate student, I recall how interested I became in utopian literature and reading the Utopia of Sir Thomas More, some of the communalists, and even those who espoused one or […]

Pandemics Produce Dramatic Change

By C. Kenneth Meyer “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times….” Charles Dickens penned this famous phrase in the 18th century in reference to the political and economic turmoil narrated in A Tale of Two Cities as Paris and London faced the dual American and French Revolutions. Just a few months ago, if a […]