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POLITICAL REFORM
Why Now is Such a Strange Era in American Political History

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox about how elections are both highly competitive at the national level and uncompetitive at the state level.


FELLOWS
The Resegregation of Jefferson County

Nikole Hannah-Jones wrote for the New York Times Magazine about one Alabama town's attempt to secede from its school district.


POLITICAL REFORM
We Need Political Parties. But Their Rabid Partisanship Could Destroy American Democracy.

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox's Big Idea series on the precarious balance between healthy and unhealthy partisanship.


FELLOWS
The Gentleness of John Ashbery

Larissa MacFarquhar wrote an article for the New Yorker reflecting on the recently deceased American poet, John Ashbery


POLITICAL REFORM
Why North Korea’s Nuclear Test Should Unnerve and Embarrass Trump

Heather Hurlburt wrote for New York Magazine about North Korea's latest nuclear test and what the US should be doing in response.


POLITICAL REFORM
How to Tell if John McCain is Serious about Returning to “Regular Order”

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox's Polyarchy about why Congress is in trouble and the steps returning to "regular order" would require.


FELLOWS
Houston: A Global Warning

Jeff Goodell wrote for the Rolling Stone about the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Blowing the Whistle on Trump's Mistreatment of Civil Servants

Joshua Geltzer co-wrote for the Hill on President Trump's mistreatment of civil servants within the federal government.


POLITICAL REFORM
Why Kim Jong-un Is Keeping Tensions High With Trump

Heather Hurlburt wrote for New York Magazine about how to interpret North Korea's missile flight over Japan.


POLITICAL REFORM
The Politics of Hurricane Harvey

Heather Hurlburt wrote for The National Interest about the possibility of political action on climate change.


EDUCATION POLICY
Borrower’s Remorse

Stephen Burd wrote for the Washington Monthly about the origins and future of the borrower defense to repayment rule.


FELLOWS
Trump and Arpaio: the bromance that led to the presidency and a pardon

Jude Joffe-Block writes for The Guardian about the pardon of Joe Arpaio