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Dear Colleague Letter, 2011-2017

Jason Willick

The policy that set in motion a fierce culture war over young people, sex, and the meaning of consent is no more.

A Run on Liberalism?

Jason Willick

The problem for liberalism on college campuses isn’t the failure to teach Mill and Madison.

The Militant Pragmatism of Hillary Clinton

Jason Willick

We tend to think of militants as only existing on the far Left or Right. But perhaps the biggest problem for pragmatists in American politics is that they are developing a militancy of their own.

The Overton Window Moves on Healthcare

Jason Willick

The Democrats are moving toward single-payer because they believe it will excite their base. But perhaps the bigger advantage is that it drives a wedge into their opposition.

Betsy DeVos Came Out Swinging for Due Process on Campus. Will It Matter?

Jason Willick

The Department of Education’s new approach might not have as much of an effect on the ground as its proponents hope and its opponents fear.

The Statistic That Explains the Trump Presidency

Jason Willick

It also shows why politics could get even uglier in the coming years.

The DACA Fight and the End of Politics

Jason Willick

The DACA chaos isn’t just about immigration. It also points to a growing disturbance within Enlightenment liberal politics.

It’s Time to Retire the Silicon Valley Mythos

Jason Willick

It’s becoming impossible to take seriously.

Is Congress Unfair?

Jason Willick

Territorial representation can help prevent civil war.

Why Libertarians Go Alt-Right

Jason Willick

Dogmatic right-wing politics has always been oriented around the idea of decline—the sense that everything good is slipping away, and that the slide must be arrested before it’s too late.

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Oh Snap

Is Shinzo Abe repeating the mistakes of Theresa May?

Setting Sun

President Trump now has the option to levy import tariffs on solar panels that caused “serious injury” to U.S. producers.

the new culture wars

The policy that set in motion a fierce culture war over young people, sex, and the meaning of consent is no more.

Rogue Nations

Trump’s simultaneous confrontation of Pyongyang and Tehran could have unintended consequences.

Pricing Carbon

Interest in cap and trade has waxed—not waned—after Trump’s decision to pull out of Paris.

Spanish Secession

The EU is walking a fine line as it uneasily backs Spain’s clampdown on Catalan separatists.

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