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The UnDemocratic Primary

Ben Spielberg | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Ben Spielberg

In a recent piece in the New York Times, Nate Cohn laments "the steady drumbeat of tweets about how Hillary Clinton stole the presidential primary from Bernie Sanders." Cohn resisted writing about them for so long, he asserts, because he "didn't want to dignify the views of conspiracy theorists."

Mindful Consumerism

Ira Israel | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics
Ira Israel

"Go shopping." ~ President George W. Bush shortly after 9/11 "Finance has increasingly made us creatures of time." ~ William N. Goetzmann, "Money Cha...

Hey GOP, Which White Voters?

Steven Conn | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics
Steven Conn

Whatever complaints one might have about the economic policies favored by Democrats over the last 50 years, no one outside the American Enterprise Institute and Paul Ryan's office seriously believes that Republican economics have been better for the white working-class.

The Unbearable Triteness of Polling: Monmouth Polls Find Clinton Supporters Support Clinton

Liam Miller | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics
Liam Miller

Sanders dominates with young voters, which makes their effective exclusion from Monmouth's Iowa poll dubious. Since Monmouth used the same method in New Hampshire, young voters would be just as effectively cut out of that poll as well

Is It Racist to Seek White Votes?

Ian Haney López | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics
Ian Haney López

Is there something wrong with urging Democrats to pursue white voters? There's no difference between this and the GOP's strategizing to win more Latino voters. The danger with urging greater Democratic efforts to enlist white voters is that it comes in a context in which that party already has a long history of seeking white support.

The Gun-Vote Backlash Has Only Just Begun

The New Republic | ALEC MACGILLIS | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

As the Boston area was gripped by the manhunt that followed the Marathon bombings late last week, the opinion pages of the Concord Monitor just up the...