Biden must reverse Trump’s efforts to ratify a racial and sectarian conception of American citizenship.
The recent wave of anti-trans legislation follows a decades-long pattern of the GOP targeting those they think lack the numbers or votes to properly fight back.
Republicans have no plan or intention to curb corporate power; they simply want to use it for their own purposes.
America has tried to solve its immigration problem for decades through brute force. It doesn’t work.
The future of American democracy depends on the president’s ability to show that even when the Republican Party loses, Americans who vote Republican do not.
Instead of focusing on governance, Republican politicians in the Lone Star State spent their time inflaming grievances.
All presidents do.
The Capitol riot was a tragic farce, but the type of political violence it represents poses an existential threat to democracy.
Trump leaves behind a wounded nation, and it will take time to heal.
The business owners, real-estate brokers, and service members who rioted acted not out of economic desperation, but out of their belief in their inviolable right to rule.
True democracy in America is a young, fragile experiment that must be defended if it is to endure.
The president’s supporters believe that the votes of rival constituencies should not count—even though they understand, on some level, that they do.
To succeed, the president-elect will have to do more than address the pandemic and revive the American economy.
Whatever happens Tuesday, Democrats have put the Lone Star State in play.
Adding more justices to the bench might be the only way to stop them.
Donald Trump sees everything—even his own children—as a reflection of himself.
The HBO remake offers a grim depiction of Los Angeles—but it hardly keeps pace with the reality of police abuses in the era.
The president’s criticism of military contractors is belied by his commitment to fattening their pockets.
The United States has its best opportunity in 150 years to belatedly fulfill its promise as a multiracial democracy.
Without activists like Lewis and C. T. Vivian, America would remain a white republic, not a nation for all its citizens.