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Trump's Rise Didn't Come out of Nowhere

By Lee Drutman

Aug. 11, 2016

Lee Drutman writes on the past, present, and future of America's political realignment.

Trump's Rise Didn't Come out of Nowhere

Lee Drutman writes on the past, present, and future of America's political realignment.


Is This the Race That Changes Party Policy on Race Relations?

If parties want to win, says Mariatu Santiago, it should be.


The Military as Realignment Test Case

Why might the military prove a petri dish in which to watch voters and parties realign? Douglas Ollivant explains.


Double Take: Party On, Rules

Should this election lead to a change in how political parties operate as institutions?


Unpaid and Unpartisan

Unpaid work is an issue both parties can claim—but only if they start talking about it.


Universal Basic Income and the New Corporatist Democrats

Alexander Holt examines how Universal Basic Income might finally find a champion.


Summer Reading: Here’s Johnny’s Addiction

Lindsay Oncken uses The Shining to articulate why we should talk about addiction during—and long after—the general election.