January 16, 2018

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The Pall That the Tax Package is Casting Over Charities

Giving could decline by $21 billion or more per year. Read More »

Taxpayers Want More Fairness

Far from dispelling the notion among Americans that the system is 'rigged' against them, Republican tax plans are more likely to make matters worse. Read More »

Passage Through Divided America

The hard-core Republican establishment is worried sick about a possible political disaster in November 2016. Could Trump possibly be a “Goldwater” moment for the Republican Party? Read More »

What Trumpism Means for Democracy

American democracy has been failing for decades, so a disturbing number of us are turning to authoritarianism. Is Trump our Juan Perón? Read More »

Trump’s Winning Streak Reveals Bigotry’s Appeal in GOP

Nevada gave Trump his third victory and a widening lead over his GOP rivals. It's not his conservative values winning votes. Read More »

The Path to 270 in 2016

Both the structural demographic changes and geographic patterns of support in the electorate suggest slight advantages for Democrats in 2016. In no way, however, do these factors preclude Republicans from taking the right steps to amass a national majority and Electoral College victory. Read More »

Obama: The Fairy-Tale President?

Obama's made a lot of Faustian bargains over the last seven years. But given his likely successors, what we got over the last two terms may be as good as it gets. Read More »

What the GOP’s Putting Under Corporate America’s Tree

This year-end tax package is a grab bag of gifts for corporations and a lump of coal for working families. Read More »

Confederate Flag: Shift in GOP strategy

Historically, Republican politicians have subtly – and not-so-subtly – exploited racial fears. Read More »

2014’s Midterm Was Most Expensive, With Fewer Donors

A key theme of 2014 election spending was the shift away from an ever-broadening base of financial support toward reliance on fewer donors who gave more. Read More »