TV’s Antidote to Trump
David Simon’s under-appreciated Show Me a Hero offers hope that racial divides can be mended, and past injustices overcome.
A Republic If You Can Keep It
Democratic illegitimacy in the United States and the rest of the world results more from political than economic discontent.
2016 And Beyond Party Platforms Ignore Zoning Crisis
Getting housing policy right is one of the most important things a country can do to promote economic growth and social stability.
The State of Our Union
The biggest deficits in the United States these days are not the ones grabbing the headlines.
2016 And Beyond Where Are the Proto-Trumps?
There is little evidence that Trumpism, as a political ideology and mode of presentation, has caught on in the hundreds of GOP primary races for lower offices.
2016 And Beyond The State of Our Union Is Bleak
While all eyes are (understandably) focused on the GOP’s spectacular presidential meltdown, the Democratic Party’s problems are quietly mounting.