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Jason Willick
Jason writes about domestic politics, policy and social issues for TAI. You can follow him on Twitter @jawillick.
the Supremes
Nuke the Filibuster to Save the Supreme Court

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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The Real Reason California Turned Blue

The liberal tilt of minority voters doesn’t by itself account for the magnitude of California’s Democratic supermajority.

the high court
Why the Gorsuch Hearings Are Boring

Our polarized constitutional system requires superficial answers at confirmation hearings.

technology and politics
Social Media: Savior of Democracy, or Nemesis?

During the Arab Spring, it looked like social media would create democracies abroad. Today, it looks like social media is undermining democracy here at home.

the future of law
CAMBRIDGE, MA – MAY 10: The entrance to Harvard Law School campus is seen May 10, 2010 on the Harvard University Law School Campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. U.S. President Barack Obama announced today the nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan, former Harvard Law School Dean from 2003-2009, to the Supreme Court succeeding retiring Justice John Paul Stevens. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
Why Did Harvard Scrap the LSAT?

What the prestigious law school’s decision says about changes in the American legal landscape.

Trump's agenda
Infrastructure Spending Will Be Hard for Democrats to #Resist

Trump’s best hope for a domestic policy victory.

gender wars
Politics Is Ruining Millennials’ Love Lives

The eye-catching results of a new survey on how politics affect young peoples’ dating habits.

Higher Education Watch
DeVos Missed the Mark on Politics and Academia

She is right to worry about the political orientation of the academic class and the way it affects our broader public discourse. But the critique she made was not particularly accurate, or productive.

democrats in disarray
How Does This End?

Democratic elites are losing the ability to set their party’s agenda.

the 45th president
Making Sense of Trump’s Bull Market

In the case of a slowdown, the floor could fall out from under Trump more quickly than he or his boosters expect.

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Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


Shocker! Who could have imagined?

Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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