Purity Politics Makes Nothing Happen
July 29, 2020 via The Atlantic – Democrats and Republicans held idiosyncratic views on America’s approach to drugs throughout the 1960s, and there’s a motley coalition today…
America Has Bungled the Pandemic. Now What?
July 17, 2020 via Christian Science Monitor – Most developed nations have rallied to produce effective, country-wide responses to the pandemic. The U.S. has not.
How the Supreme Court Shapes (and is Shaped by) its Public Support
July 15, 2020 via Niskanen Center – Does the Supreme Court tend to rule with or against public opinion? How do Americans feel about the court?
July 15, 2020 via Persuasion – When we prioritize winning over truthing, it undermines our shared goal of building and maintaining a just society.
A Dangerous New Chapter of the Outbreak
July 14, 2020 via Politico – Leaving the nation’s coronavirus fight to individual states has created gaping holes in the public health response.
Republicans Signal They’re Willing To Pay Up To Avoid An Election Day Disaster
July 10, 2020 via NPR – Many states and counties don’t have the infrastructure for large-scale mail-in voting operations and are struggling to prepare for (and pay…
Why is the Party With a Strong Chance of Winning Playing a Reckless Game With U.S. History?
July 8, 2020 via The Washington Post – Should we tear down statues of all Americans who were slave-owners, including Washington and Jefferson?
Thousands of U.S. Judges Who Broke Laws or Oaths Remained On the Bench
June 30, 2020 via Reuters – A sweeping investigation of judicial misconduct over 12 years found that nine out of ten judges who had been sanctioned for…