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Pro-Democracy (page 3)

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
April 22, 2022 5:30 am

Sham Elections and Shameless Lies

The crowd that casts doubt on American votes but loves Russian referenda.
William Saletan
April 11, 2022 5:30 am

What’s Democracy to You?

Americans’ perceptions of democracy, patriotism, and other terms of civic language vary based on race and party.
Theodore R. Johnson
April 6, 2022 5:31 am

How the Texas Election Law Suppressed Voting

40 percent of mail-in ballot applications rejected. 13 percent of actual mail-in votes rejected. What just happened in Texas?
Jennifer Harris
March 21, 2022 5:30 am

Actually, Earmarks Are Good

Why pork-barrel politics makes democracy run better.
Jim Swift
February 7, 2022 5:30 am

Lies Are the Building Blocks of Trumpian Authoritarianism

Deceit and the danger to democracy.
William Saletan
February 1, 2022 5:12 am

Both the Right and Left Have Illiberal Factions. Which Is More Dangerous?

A quantitative analysis.
Thomas J. Main
January 21, 2022 5:30 am

The Limitations of “Norm” Talk

Against dumb presidents, against dumb norms.
Tim Miller