- August 16, 2017Three historians weigh in on where in America's past President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans might take us. #MAGA is a time machine with several stops. Take our guided tour.
- August 4, 2015
The most destructive influence on American democracy is the way in which we have allowed big money to buy our government and politics. With such Supreme Court decisions as Citizens United and McCutcheon, we have unleashed a tidal wave of cash – much of it anonymous and without limit – to all but drown out the voice of the people. In this collection of conversations, commentary and articles, we present the evidence of how deeply ...
- August 3, 2015Political insiders don’t see that the biggest political phenomenon in America today is a revolt against the “ruling class” of insiders that have dominated Washington for more than three decades.
- December 19, 2014In this excerpt from Steve Fraser's new book, The Age of Acquiescence, the historian wonders why people in the second Gilded Age aren't fighting back the way they did the first time.