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We must institute a method of electing a president that is sensitive to the votes of Americans everywhere.
Political hobbyism takes well-meaning citizens away from pursuing power.
Donald Trump has the most stable approval rating of any president since Harry Truman. As we gear up for the 2020 election, the challenge we now face is the remarkable stability of his support.
It's time to rewrite the narrative of “Trump Country.” Rural places weren't always red, and many are turning increasingly blue.
“Organizing is the strategy on which the success of all others depend. Yet it is the strategy that most progressives talk about the least.”
Rosie Gillies, Boston Review
Jackson has a long history of black resistance—a seeming contradiction in a state better known for its stubborn poverty, violent Confederate fan boys, and deeply entrenched black oppression.
Scott Walker and Paul Ryan broke from Wisconsin’s long progressive history. But as liberals search for what went wrong, they must not ignore the state’s legacy of systemic racism and inequity.
S. Ani Mukherji
Watch Martha C. Nussbaum discuss her latest book and where to go next in our moment of political crisis.
Boston Review, Martha C. Nussbaum
Morris on his new film and what he thinks of the man who likened himself to Darth Vader and Satan.
Errol Morris, Deborah Chasman
Obama refused to fight the political battles necessary to forge sustainable policies and a presidential legacy.
We may not like it, but when it comes to U.S. politics, polarization may very well be part of the solution.
Citizens of African countries are expected to accede to a lower political standard than real democracy. Not only does this perpetuate the old colonial imagination, it is also fundamentally wrong.
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