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Political Science

  1. politics
    Why Has It Taken Us So Long to See Trump’s Weakness?There’s a bad synergy at work between the short-termism of the news cycle and the longue durée-ism of the academy.
  2. political science
    Trump’s EPA Is Risking the Health of a Generation of American ChildrenThere’s a debate on kids’ health happening at the agency — without the scientists.
  3. vision 2020
    Democrats Must Reach Out to Moderates in 2020 – By Waging a Vicious Class WarWidespread resentment of the rich gives Democrats a major electoral advantage — but only when they appeal to the electorate’s inner Robespierre.
  4. congress
    Why Congress Thinks Voters Are Way More Conservative Than They Actually ArePoliticians think their constituents are right wing — because, in most cases, the only constituents they need to worry about are corporations.
  5. 2018 midterms
    Why a Democratic Fundraising Edge Didn’t Matter in ‘16 — and Why It Matters NowAll of Hillary Clinton’s money didn’t save her in 2016. But in the midterm, a Democratic dollar advantage is, at the least, widening the battlefield.
  6. politics
    Tribalism Isn’t Our Democracy’s Problem. The Conservative Movement Is.Partisan polarization has made it easier for lawmakers to disregard the popular will; but it is reactionary elites who demand such disregard.
  7. Democrats Can Abandon the Center — Because the Center Doesn’t ExistThe center is a myth that obscures the genuine electoral risks that Democrats would face in moving left — and the potential benefits of such a pivot.
  8. This Might Be the Best Idea for Turning Out More Voters in U.S. ElectionsA political scientist is arguing it’s time to put the party back in elections.
  9. political science
    What a Professor Got Wrong When He Argued Against Voting Rights for Dumb PeopleEven setting aside the moral problems with Jason Brennan’s proposal, he distorted or misunderstood some political science to get there.
  10. political science
    What a Professor Got Wrong When He Argued Against Voting Rights for Dumb PeopleEven setting aside the moral problems with Jason Brennan’s proposal, he distorted or misunderstood some political science to get there.
  11. political psychology
    How Voters React to Mixed-Race FamiliesUsing fake campaign ads to test how voters think.
  12. political science
    Why the Confederate Flag Fell So SuddenlyAfter decades of stalled debate, the symbol swiftly lost support.
  13. debunking
    How a Grad Student Uncovered a Huge Fraud“What’s the book? There’s no book for this. What do we do?’”
  14. debunking
    An Interview With Donald Green, the Co-Author of the Faked Gay-Marriage Study“I’m quite embarrassed by the whole situation, embarrassed to have any role in the situation.”