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Pro-Democracy

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
June 24, 2022 10:02 am

Jan. 6th Hearings: A Lesson in Political Courage

Republicans everywhere should learn from those who paid a real price for standing up for the truth and the rule…
Christine Todd Whitman
May 16, 2022 5:30 am

New Laws Target Election Workers

Combining with extralegal harassment to put elections at risk.
Benjamin L. Ginsberg
May 6, 2022 5:30 am

Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

Cynical opportunism has moved from the edges of our politics to its very center. We urgently need to stop rewarding…
Theodore R. Johnson
May 2, 2022 5:30 am

DHS Disinformation Board: An Unserious Solution to a Serious Problem

However well-intentioned the idea, the botched rollout does not instill confidence or suggest credibility.
Cathy Young
April 27, 2022 5:30 am

Le Pen Could’ve Won Here

France provides an example of how American electoral institutions distort voter representation.
Richard C. Barton
April 24, 2022 3:43 pm

Vive la France!

Macron beats Le Pen like a drum. Democracy wins.
William Kristol