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Institute for the

Study of Modern

Authoritarianism

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Commentary

ISMA is dedicated to producing insightful commentary on the dynamics of modern authoritarian regimes.

Research

ISMA conducts cutting-edge work aimed at deepening our understanding of the mechanisms, ideologies, and impact of modern authoritarianism.

Events

ISMA organizes events that serve as platforms for academic exchange and public engagement.

What We Do

ABOUT US

COMMITTED TO DEFENDING FREE SOCIETIES

Founded in 2023, ISMA is a public policy organization committed to defending free societies and opposing the worldwide slide into illiberalism

Latest Events

11 Jul 2024

Washington, DC, USA

SURVEY

American Populism Survey Results

View the results of our survey conducted by ISMA

8 Apr 2024

The UnPopulist works to defend liberal democracy against authoritarianism in the U.S. and around the world. ISMA’s raison d’être is to...

8 Apr 2024

The UnPopulist works to defend liberal democracy against authoritarianism in the U.S. and around the world. ISMA’s raison d’être is to...

ISMA Publishes The UnPopulist

14 Mar 2024

Welcome to the new home of the Institute for the Study of Modern Authoritarianism The Institute for the Study of Modern Authoritarianism...

ISMA Launches New Website

16 Jan 2024

Both sides criticize national elites, but Trump supporters blame them for ‘intentionally’ letting undocumented immigrants enter Donald...

Our Survey Finds Populism Is Four Times as Prevalent Among Trump’s Supporters as Biden’s

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