Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center

Social media as a part of Middle East discontent

September 13, 2012 By Scott Bomboy

Rioting in at least three countries in the Middle East and North Africa is the latest result of the global impact of social media as a game changer in the region.

Social media and the 2012 election

April 18, 2012 By Andrew Rasiej

This year, technology and social media sites, most visibly Facebook and Twitter, continue to have a dramatic impact on the political world.

The Constitution in the age of Facebook: Freedom of Association

January 5, 2012 By Lori Andrews

Under the U.S. Constitution, a crucial part of the freedom of association is the right not to reveal your associations.

How Islamists hijacked the Arab Spring

January 4, 2012 By John R. Bradley

The truth is that the liberals were deluding themselves from the start when they sought in the West a solution to their home-grown problems.

Egypt's parliamentary elections: 3 lessons from round 1

December 9, 2011 By Edward A. Turzanski

Do not expect the fundamentalists to go quietly into that good night.

Egypt's revolution and our own

February 16, 2011 By Dr. Steve Frank

A movement organized by Egyptian young people on the Internet may resemble one organized more than 200 years ago by young Americans, with pamphlets and quill pens.

When constitutions fail: Egypt’s continuing conundrum

February 15, 2011 By Todd Brewster

When a constitution has been effectively suspended under Emergency Law for forty years, like Egypt’s has been, what power does it retain?

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