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Hyper Partisanship

Got Science? Reasons for Hope About Political Polarization

Seth Shulman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
Seth Shulman

In America, science and democracy were forged together from the start. It's no accident that Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, James Madison, and George Washington were all citizen scientists. It has proved a powerful partnership ever since.

Now That the Future's Back in California, What's Up and Why with Jerry Brown, Democrats, and Republicans

William Bradley | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Is it because of Jerry Brown's leadership skills, his "insider's knowledge and outsider's mind?" Is it because California Democrats have their act together? Is it because California Republicans have run their party into the ground? Or some combination thereof?

Exit Susan Rice

William Bradley | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

What to make of UN Ambassador Susan Rice's withdrawal from consideration on Thursday afternoon to replace outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton?...

No Labels: How Citizen Action Can Promote Problem Solving

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Jonathan_Miller

It has become clear that fundamental change is needed to make Congress work more efficiently and effectively to address the fiscal cliff and more of America's most pressing problems.