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Politics

December 2, 2022 5:30 am

The Mismeasure of Ideology

A flawed metric for understanding political polarization.
Oliver Traldi
December 1, 2022 5:30 am

China’s Torment Is a Reminder of What We Have

As Americans grow envious of authoritarian government, Chinese yearn for democracy.
Mona Charen
November 28, 2022 5:01 am

We Figured Out How to Beat the Authoritarian Censors

Samizdat is fighting the battle for real free speech.
Yevgeny Simkin
November 21, 2022 5:30 am

What Role Did Gerrymandering Play in Giving the GOP Its House Majority?

And how does it affect racial representation?
Theodore R. Johnson
November 18, 2022 5:30 am

Falwell’s Downfall: The Pool Boy’s Story

Money, power, and sex.
Calum Best
November 2, 2022 5:30 am

The Unglamorous Work of Governing

Biden’s labor secretary, Marty Walsh, shows up to do his job day after unexciting day. It’s a reminder of what…
Bill Lueders
October 31, 2022 5:30 am

Oversimplifying Hispanic Voters

Wildly diverse sets of voters tend to get lumped together by pollsters and reporters.
Charles Lane and Linda Chavez
October 15, 2022 6:29 am

The Munich Model for Trump’s National Security Extortion 

The president does not own America's national secrets.
Laurence H. Tribe and Dennis Aftergut
October 11, 2022 5:30 am

What’s Ahead for the Voting Rights Act?

And what it means for our democracy.
Stephen I. Vladeck
October 6, 2022 5:30 am

Merging Politics and Celebrity is Bad for Democracy

Public office shouldn’t be a mere platform for fame-seekers. And citizens shouldn’t be passive spectators.
Theodore R. Johnson