Fernando Henrique Cardoso

Fernando Henrique Cardoso was elected to two terms as president of Brazil, serving from 1994 to 2003. He chairs the Club of Madrid, cochairs the Inter-American Dialogue, and is professor at large in the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.

April 2005, Volume 16, Issue 2

Scholarship and Statesmanship

Seymour Martin Lipset’s contributions to political science and sociology are not theoretical achievements alone, but reflect his keenly practical moral awareness, his understanding of leadership, and his great love of democracy as the finest form of government ever devised.

January 2001, Volume 12, Issue 1

Democracy as a Starting Point

Democracy by itself does not put an end to injustice or inequality, but it establishes the most favorable conditions for making progress in the struggle to achieve a just society.