Coalition Building Tactical Illusions and Split
Despite all the talk of partisan gerrymandering and electoral unfairness, the number one priority for both parties should be building broad, sustainable coalitions.
Not So Simple Burning Questions in the West
It’s not just the politics of climate change prevention that are knotty in the United States. Adaptation is proving just as difficult.
Social (Media) Democracy In Facebook We Trust?
There are those who believe we are better off letting high tech executives like Mark Zuckerberg make critical decisions about our democracy. I, for one, am skeptical.
Cyber Insecurity Arms Races to the Bottom
There is a basic similarity between nuclear and cyber arms races—and thus plenty of reason to worry about developing cyber tools as offensive weapons.
Lessons from California The Question of Borders
Immigration today raises many of the same issues that were debated in the 1980s and 1990s—and the Golden State is once again at the heart of the matter.
Trump's Infrastructure Plan Hard Problems and Democratic Procrastination
Both parties agree that the country has serious infrastructure needs—but even with a new proposal on the table, we may end up with next to nothing.
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