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Ewan McGaughey

documented by Timothy Snyder, The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America 104-10 and ch.6 (2018). In 2016, climate damage became geo-political. Where does that leave the neo-conservative politics that made Donald Trump? In this larger perspective, those business interests are in the process of being eclipsed. Coal powered the British Empire’s 19 th century. Oil powered the Empire State’s 20 th century. Renewable energy will power the 21 st century. But sunshine and wind cannot be monopolized like fossil fuels. As a new plurality transforms the global economy

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Don Mayer and Adam Sulkowski

American efforts to criticize the corrupt intermingling of state power with vast business enterprises controlled by the political elite”). Id . Ingratiating themselves with Mr. Trump, they think, will be generally advantageous. Id . Mr. Trump has also reached out to foreign leaders for reasons not relevant to U.S. policy interests. For example, Mr. Trump opposes wind farms because he believes that they ruin the view from his golf course in Aberdeen, Scotland. While President

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Bruce G. Peabody

point: the nation’s thickening atmosphere of hyper-partisanship also makes executive-judicial confrontations more likely. Trump came to power in an era of deepening partisan division. Marc J. Hetherington & Thomas J. Rudolph, Why Washington Won’t Work: Polarization, Political Trust, and the Governing Crisis (2015). Scholars have demonstrated the rise of elite level party polarization since the 1980s, including, by some measures, greater party conflict inside Congress today than at any point in the post-World War II period. Sarah A. Binder, Stalemate: Causes and

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Adam J MacLeod

I Introduction: Strategic Totalitarianism and Tactical Totalization My task is to examine the reach of the totalitarian epoch and its implications for the rule of law.To approach this task, I consider totalitarianism not as a political phenomenon but rather in its narrow jurisprudential aspect, as the totalization by a central authority of the power to settle normative questions that would otherwise be settled by plural authorities. Looking at the matter this way reveals how totalization of legal norms can and does occur in contemporary liberal