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Why Trump wanted to force a vote on health care

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox's Polyarchy about why Donald Trump attempted to force a House vote on the Republican health care bill


I’m glad ACA repeal failed, but I’m angry about it too

Mark Schmitt wrote for Vox's Polyarchy about why Republicans' failure to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) is infuriating


Why Trump’s proposed budget cuts could make the “administrative state” more popular

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox's Polyarchy about how recent budget cuts will make voters more aware of government programs


How to Fight Trump Fatigue Syndrome

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox's Polyarchy on how to combat exhaustion due to hyper-vigilant attention to the Trump administration


How a Too-Strong Presidency and a Too-Weak Congress Are Destroying the American Experiment

Lee Drutman wrote a piece for the Los Angeles Times based on his policy paper, “Can Our Institutions Survive Our Divided Politics?”


Want to see what protests can be? Look at what they have been.

Tomiko Brown-Nagin wrote an article for Vox's Polyarchy on how protest movements should not be co-opted by any political party.


House leadership has been writing bills behind closed doors for years

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox's Polyarchy about the secretive nature of Republicans' Obamacare repeal, and how it is not a new phenomenon.


Congress should do its job. But the job members can do depends on the resources they have.

Lee Drutman wrote for Vox's Polyarchy about the broader effects of an under-resourced legislative branch.


Our Expectations of What Civic Engagement Looks Like Don't Match Reality. Can We Fix That?

Chayenne Polimedio wrote for Vox’s Polyarchy about Americans’ expectations for civic engagement.


Congress has a responsibility to engage with constituents

Mark Schmitt wrote for Vox's Polyarchy on the dangers of Congress members ignoring their phones.


Five Things Americans Can Do to Beat Trump

Yascha Mounk wrote for Slate about what ordinary Americans can do to beat Trump.


Democracy Is Holding Up, for Now