Politics

How Should Progressives Talk Trump?

Dueling approaches to combating Trump have left American progressives struggling for a common path forward.

Reconsidering the Electoral College

Trump's election has left many wondering whether the Electoral College is an anachronism of American politics.

Voting in the 2016 Election: Impact Versus Intent

Does voting for a xenophobic misogynist make you responsible for xenophobic misogyny?

A Nation-Sized Conflict of Interest

President-Elect Donald Trump's business ties could pose an unprecedented conflict of interest, despite its legality.

In Las Vegas, Trump’s Policies Worry a Former Nuclear Test Site...

Donald Trump's unpredictability has long been an asset of campaign. It's also what scares former nuclear test site worker Jack Doyle.

Three’s a Crowd: Third Parties in Presidential Debates

The Commission on Presidential Debates' policies for the 2016 election have left many voters displeased.

The Moral Hazard Hidden in Trump’s Tax Returns

On Saturday, The New York Times released part of Donald Trump’s 1995 tax returns that revealed over $900 million in business losses and concluded...

What Did Mexico’s Politicians Gain from Trump’s Visit?

Why did the President of Mexico decide to meet with an incendiary candidate who argues that the country is a haven for drugs and crime?

Relying Too Much on Polls Doesn’t Serve Public

A news media that wants to serve the public should focus coverage on issues and candidate qualifications.

Why The U.S. Should Embrace Instant Runoff Voting

Donald Trump benefitted from an electoral system that struggles with crowded candidate fields. Instant Runoff Voting could change that.