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Pro-Democracy (page 2)

May 24, 2023 5:31 am

Trump, DeSantis, and the GOP’s Culture-War Politics

The free-speech playbook we all need for the 2024 campaign.
Jill Lawrence
May 15, 2023 5:30 am

Why GOP Govs. Are Rushing to Quit Project for Clean Voter Data

Spreading conspiracy theories, Republicans undermine the bipartisan ERIC database.
Jim Swift
May 4, 2023 5:30 am

Making It Easier for the Less Wealthy to Serve in Congress

With a new reimbursement policy, maybe fewer members of Congress will have to sleep in their offices.
John D. Rackey and Daniel Schuman
March 21, 2023 5:30 am

The Progressive Case for Free Speech

If we believe in democracy, we must protect everyone’s right to say things we despise.
Bill Lueders
March 9, 2023 5:30 am

Want to Stop Extremists from Becoming President? Try Primary Runoffs

It’s a way to ensure that winners receive majority support—and that fringe candidates won't cruise to victory on pluralities alone.
Charles S. Bullock III and Loch K. Johnson
March 6, 2023 5:30 am

‘James Madison’s Vision of Pluralism’

Freedom and faction.
David French
March 1, 2023 5:30 am

How ‘Final Five Voting’ Can Help Save Democracy

By eliminating party primaries and using an instant runoff process, this reform would help reduce the scourge of negative partisanship.
Katherine Gehl
January 26, 2023 5:30 am

Could the ‘Dignity Index’ Help Make Our Politics More Civil?

The incentives in our political culture don’t give a lot of reason to be optimistic.
Theodore R. Johnson
January 19, 2023 5:30 am

Americans Deserve a House of Representatives That Better Represents Them

A right-wing minority has outsized power in the House today. With proportional representation, that problem would be much less likely.
Ben Raderstorf and Beau Tremitiere
January 12, 2023 5:30 am

Don’t Call the Brazil Insurrection ‘Anti-Democratic’

The new threat isn’t fascists. It’s dupes who think they’re fighting for democracy.
William Saletan