Congress Wasn't Always This Awful

Lee Drutman reviewed Michael Pertschuk's latest book about Congress in the November/December issue of Washington Monthly.

Data Alone is Not Enough: 4 Challenges Which Exist for Leveraging Data for Better Policy Making

Hollie Russon Gilman gave four suggestions for incorporating data into government for Govloop.

Church Attendance and the Decline of Civic Spaces

Chayenne Polimedio's article about how the decrease in church attendance can have political consequences was published in Pacific Standard.

The Real Things Team Trump Is Trying to Accomplish in Asia

Heather Hurlburt wrote about to look for during Trump's trip to Asia for New York Magazine.

Social Media Is Corroding Our Democracy

Chayenne Polimedio reviewed Cass R. Sunstein's book, #Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media, for Washington Monthly.

Trump Tried Reality-TV Tricks in His Iran Announcement

Heather Hurlburt interpreted Trump's Iran announcement for New York Magazine.

It’s the Culture, Stupid

Lee Drutman wrote about how the Democratic Party should re-examine identity politics The New Republic.

Government as Government, not Business

In light of Hurricane Maria, Hollie Russon Gilman wrote for the Stanford Social Innovation Review about innovations for the government.

Wait, Are We at War With North Korea Now?

Heather Hurlburt interpreted the North Korean foreign minister's latest comments about a declaration of war for New York Magazine.

Yes, the Republican Party has become pathological. But why?

For Vox's Polyarchy blog, Lee Drutman explained why he blames the current problems in the Republican Party on flaws in the American democrat

Trump’s UN speech echoed the views of another Republican: Ted Cruz

Heather Hurlburt wrote for Polyarchy on Vox about Trump's UN speech reflects Ted Cruz's long-held views about sovereignty.

Brazilians are losing faith in democracy and considering a return to military rule

Chayenne Polimedio broke down a study showing that fewer Brazilians support on Vox's Polyarchy, explaining why that is happening and why it'