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Trump and the Alt-Right Are Not the Real America

After the events in Charlottesville, Yascha Mounk reflected on observing a neo-Nazi rally as a Jewish kid growing up in Germany for Slate.


Republican leaders continue to let Trump turn the GOP into the white supremacist party

Lee Drutman wrote about how Trump is redefining GOP party values and why no one is stopping him for Vox's Polyarchy.


Could Donald Trump Stumble Into Nuclear War With North Korea?

Heather Hurlburt wrote for New York Magazine about the chances of war with North Korea and why this situation is different from other arms c


These frightening new survey results describe a Congress in crisis

Lee Drutman wrote an article for Vox's Polyarchy about why Congress can't function with its current institutional capacity.


Sorry, Jeff Sessions, but the ‘Culture of Leaks’ Isn’t Ending Anytime Soon

Heather Hurlburt wrote for Fortune about why leaking will remain an integral part of politics and the Executive Branch.


Medicaid saved the Affordable Care Act. Liberals should take notice.

Director Mark Schmitt wrote for Vox about why Medicaid's role in saving the Affordable Care Act could signal changes in standard assumptions


The Past Week Proves That Trump Is Destroying Our Democracy

Yascha Mounk wrote for The New York Times Opinion Pages about why the we should be worried about US democracy and why the time to act is now


Authoritarian by Instinct

Yascha Mounk wrote about whether Trump is becoming a dangerous authoritarian for Slate's The Good Fight.


How Will Trump Handle Putin's Disappointment?

Heather Hurlburt wrote for New York Magazine about how US-Russia tensions could change following Putin's latest announcement.


It doesn’t matter how many hours Congress is in session. Its problems are deeper.

OnVox's Polyarchy blog, Lee Drutman wrote about why the problem isn't how much time Congress spends working. Instead, it's Congress's modern


Trump's Dangerous Game With Iran

Heather Hurlburt wrote about how Trump is increasing tensions with Iran for New York Magazine.


This Is Why Americans Hate Congress

In the New York Times Opinion Pages, Mark Schmitt explains why the budget reconciliation process this week exemplifies citizens' frustration