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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
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
September 28, 2022 5:56 am

The Electoral Count Act Is Actually an Engineering Problem

Don’t focus on the politics. Focus on outcomes management.
Boris Krämer, Chris Truax, and Jonathan Carreon
August 17, 2022 5:30 am

The MAGA Crowd May Venerate 1776 But They Idolize a Would-Be Monarch

The Patriots of the American Revolution believed no man was above the law. Donald Trump’s followers are sure he is.
Jeffrey C. Isaac
July 25, 2022 5:30 am

Is the American Myth Unraveling?

Our creedal dedication to equality and democracy may be petering out. Or maybe it just needs more vigorous defending.
Theodore R. Johnson
July 21, 2022 5:23 am

What Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney Have in Common

Both have bucked their party. But the parties responded very differently.
Theodore R. Johnson