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Jason Willick
Jason writes about domestic politics, policy and social issues for TAI. You can follow him on Twitter @jawillick.
Policy Shop
The High-End Tax Break That Needs to Go

Capping the state and local tax deduction would improve the quality of blue state governance.

motivated reasoning
Liberals Are Just as Biased as Conservatives, Study Finds

Political bias is not a conservative trait, it turns out, but a human one, and it afflicts both sides in equal measure.

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The Case for Placebo Politics

It may not be the worst thing for some of America’s political energies to be redirected to the realm of style and symbolism.

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The Senate Detonates

The nuclear option may have been unavoidable, but that doesn’t make this moment any less momentous.

Political Decay
The Stakes of the Gorsuch Showdown

Senate Democrats’ procedural escalation stands to inflict lasting damage on the Supreme Court and the rule of law itself.

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.

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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.

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Commitment Issues

It goes far deeper than a failure to reach the 2% spending target.

After The Referendum

The Council of Europe re-introduces monitoring for Turkey on human rights issues for the first time since 2004.

A New Deal

For Moscow, round two of production cuts is going to be harder than round one.

How do you solve a problem like Korea?

The U.S. is rushing to deploy missile defense in South Korea before the elections.

Pyongyang Under Pressure?

Is Pyongyang rationing fuel in fear of a coming Chinese embargo?

The President vs. the Mayors

A court ruling in California marks the latest setback for President Trump’s immigration policies.

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