May, 28

The Liberal Order Is Rigged – Fix It Now or Watch It Wither

By Jeff D. Colgan and Robert O. Keohane




To derig the liberal order and stave off complete defeat at the hands of populists, however, traditional parties must do more than rebrand themselves and their ideas. They must develop substantive policies that will make globalization serve the interests of middle- and working-class citizens. Absent such changes, the global liberal order will wither away.