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America is (sorta) back
The Democrats’ Unforced Errors
The Five Deadly Sins of the Left
America Can’t Put “Diplomacy First” Without Diplomats
Immigration is Contentious Across the World
Trolling, but for Democracy
Clean Energy Carrots > Carbon Tax Sticks
Voters don’t really care about Biden’s democracy summit
The Democrats’ Hispanic Voter Problem
Holding the Line on Ukraine
Summit (Kinda) for Democracy
Democrats, Not Republicans, Need to Defuse the Culture Wars
Rebooting Vaccine Internationalism
Politics is One Giant Culture War
A key front in the global struggle for freedom
What Happened to Religious Progressives?
Reckless Endangerment on the Final Frontier
Democrats Can Reach More Working Class Voters
America needs a sharper strategic narrative on China
Turning down the temperature on climate change
A Unifying Theory of American Politics
U.S. Foreign Policy’s Humpty Dumpty Challenge
Pro-America Nation Building
Revisiting the Fox News Fallacy
Under the Radar
Dems: Do’s and Don’ts
Biden's unheralded summit success
Democrats Need More Than Anti-Trumpism
The Political Reality Facing Center-Left Parties Globally
A Major Test Period for Biden’s Foreign Policy
Ten Things We Now Know About Wisconsin and Nevada in the 2020 Election
Lessons from pandemics past
What the Pope Can Teach Biden—and the World
5 Transnational Issues Impacting Biden’s Agenda
White College Educated Democrats Are Overwhelmingly Liberal, Nonwhite Working Class Democrats Are Overwhelmingly Moderate or Conservative
Take the win
Winter is Coming
It’s Time for Climate Pragmatism
The Power of the Working Class Vote
What’s the Matter with China?
Losing a sense of our shared humanity
Still no demand for “restraint”
The Democrats’ Hispanic Voter Problem: More Evidence from the 2020 Pew Validated Voter Survey
What a Real Recalibration of U.S.-Saudi Ties Looks Like
Where Does the Public Really Stand on ‘Build Back Better’?
On the Shortness of Life 2.0
There Just Aren’t Enough College-Educated Voters!
Biden Needs to Take Back the Center
What’s Next for U.S. Policy in Afghanistan?
Keep the Long-Term Goal of 'Build Back Better' Front and Center
The Cultural Left Puts a Ceiling on Democratic Support
The Ruckus over AUKUS
What does Biden’s foreign policy want to be?
The California Recall Vote Changes Nothing
Not so smart power
Norwegian Labour Party Lessons for Democrats
Why is Biden losing support from Independents?
The unappreciated costs of withdrawal
Will Census Trends Save the Democrats?
Our new counterterrorism conundrum
The Real Pressure is Now on Biden’s Domestic Plans
An irresponsible exit
The US botched its Afghanistan withdrawal but can take 3 pragmatic steps forward
A Tale of Two Foreign Policies
The Base Mobilization Fallacy
The Fox News Fallacy
Iran: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss
The Goal is Near Universal Vaccination
Why the “Gated Community” Mindset on National Security is Here to Stay
Social Democratic Moment, Working Class Optional?
Building a "foreign policy for the middle class"
Getting real on Iran
Ten Things We Now Know About White College Voters in the 2020 Election
How to Write a New Story for America
A Liberal Patriot Infrastructure
5 Transnational issues that will directly impact Americans this coming year
Why Current Democratic Strategy Probably Won’t Work
Nobody Likes China
Don’t Let Activists Define Policies on Crime Reduction
Uphold Jim Clyburn Thought!
Ten Things We Now Know About the Nonwhite Working Class Vote in 2020
Syria’s strategic and moral test for America’s foreign policy
Teach more Rawls
Biden’s golden moment to offer a strategic narrative for America’s economic revival
Ten Things We Now Know About the White Working Class Vote in 2020
The phantom menace of a "new Cold War" with China
Democrats Should Welcome Biden Republicans into the Party
Economic Nationalism + Cultural Moderation = Electoral Goldmine
A flickering foreign policy guide star
Biden-Putin meeting sets up a test for America's new democracy agenda
Demographic Change Giveth and Demographic Change Taketh Away
Citizens in G7 Nations Want Fast Action on Economic Recovery and Rebuilding
What's the "North Star" for Biden's foreign policy?
Vaccine Internationalism, Take Three
Dodging political and policy pitfalls on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
What exactly is a “good job”?
The Asian Vote in 2020
3 Things Americans Think about U.S. Foreign Policy
Keepin’ the Devil Down in the Hole (With apologies to Tom Waits)
The Return of Class
Anatomy of a Diplomatic Failure
How Issue Consensus Turns to Dust
The Rural Vote in the 2020 Election
Space is the Place to Compete with China
What Do Israelis and Palestinians Think?
How to put the pieces back together again in our politics
How America can avoid taking a road to nowhere in the Middle East (again)
What’s the matter with the populist left?
Pro-Worker, Pro-Family, Pro-America
Ten More Things We Now Know About the 2020 Election
Neo-Orientalism degrades the quality of U.S. debates on the Middle East
An industrial policy that dares not speak its name
Joe Biden’s “Popularist” Politics
The Politics of Big Tech and Regional Inequality
How to get to a better political discussion
What is the Biden Presidency Really About?
Shots Without Borders
Ten Things We Now Know About the 2020 Election
America’s Political Debate Makes People Dumber
Losing our religion
How Democrats Lost the Sunshine State
“Forever wars” obscures more than it clarifies
Joe Biden Has a Master Plan, Peace and Happiness for Every Man
A hard first test for Biden's democracy agenda
Why Biden’s Afghanistan decision wasn’t the most important national security story of the week
Rogue cops are bad. So are rogue citizens.
Political Sectarianism Makes America its Own Worst Enemy in the World
Weaving a new liberal narrative
How the Democrats Can Win in 2022
America is Better Than Its Politics
The Fight for the Working Class in 2022
Compartmentalizing International Climate Policy
Liberals Must Rebuild Their Intellectual Infrastructure
Biden needs to define clearer and more attainable outcomes for U.S. foreign policy
Making Sense of the World
Can the Democrats Capture the Political Center?
How will we remember the pandemic?
A Fair Deal for America’s Youth
Out with the old, in with the new
Why the Third Way Failed
The Start of the World As We Know It
The Rise of the Neo-Universalists
Two Big Steps Forward for America
A Political Party Is Not a Social Movement. Nor Is It a Media Company. Nor Is It an Academic Institution.
The Liberal Patriot: Monthly Roundup and Update
It’s Still the Economy, Stupid
Has the United States launched wars to promote democracy?
The Real Fight on the American Rescue Plan is Yet to Come
How Cultural Leftism Is Crippling the Democratic Party
The Phantom Demand for Retrenchment
The GOP’s New Red Scare
Everything That is Wrong with America’s Foreign Policy Discourse in One Chart
Voters Only Care About COVID and the Economy
The Democratic Road Forward on Immigration
A Tale of Two Parties
The Common Good is Being Hacked
Crowding Out Diplomacy
White Non-College Voters Don't Oppose Social Welfare Programs
To Boldly Go
Can the Biden Coalition in Pennsylvania Hold in 2022?
Lenten Lessons for American Politics
Tell Americans Where We're Headed on China
A Modest Proposal for Ending the Culture Wars on Abortion
The Black Vote Was Good But Not Great for the Democrats in 2020
Don’t Let the Terrorists Win
Why Did Liberals Ditch the Fight Against Poverty?
One Case at a Time
How to Improve the Polling Industry
From Jump Start to Engine Overhaul
The Liberal Patriot: Month One
Did the Democrats Misread Hispanic Voters?
The Empty Rhetoric of “Ending Endless Wars”
A Shared National Story
On the Uses and Abuses of Political Language
Bernie Moved the Overton Window, Biden Stepped Through It
Keep it Simple on U.S. Foreign Policy
Up From Meritocracy
The GOP is a Hot Mess
Expanding the Biden Coalition
Think Nationally, Act Locally
What does national unity look like?
Biden Reboots U.S. Foreign Policy
Biden and the Promise of America
Missing the Mark
The MLK Solution to Trumpian Populism
Time for Democrats to Reset Their Image
Climate Change as Foreign Policy
MLK’s American Nationhood of Justice and Peace
Toward Vaccine Internationalism
How Warped Reality Threatens Democracy
You Want Them on that Wall, You Need Them on That Wall
Move Fast and Fix Things
The Patriotic Politics of Barack Obama
The Case for Forbearance
How Can the Democrats Press Their Advantage?
I Voted for Biden, My Parents Voted for Trump—and It’s Fine
National security starts at home
Voters Already Removed Trump from Office
What Biden Can Learn From FDR on Foreign Policy
This Will Leave a Mark
Georgia and the Road Forward
To Deal or Not To Deal