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Can Marches Become a Movement?

The esteemed Theda Skocpol lays out the lessons the Tea Party movement holds for the left today.

By Theda Skocpol

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Trump’s Doctrine of Unpredictability

Trump's foreign policy "unpredictability" might just be cluelessness.

By Michael H. Fuchs

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Protests, Politics, and the Plight of Refugees

People were right to loudly protest Trump’s appalling Muslim ban. But a better refugee policy requires more than opposition to blatant cruelty.

By Nathan Pippenger

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Homeless in the Nation's Capital

By Antwan Jones

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Power Matters

Social movements, both left and right, abounded during the Obama years. And while some faded, others flourished.

By Todd Gitlin

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The Trump Budget: Deconstructing Government

It's not about fiscal responsibility; it's about cuts to the core functions of government.

By David Kamin

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Constructing the Security State

Notes on a mind-boggling policy.

By Robert Gordon

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A Movement of Milos

Three writers question the seeming downfall of a notorious troll.

By Nathan Pippenger

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Infinite Discretion

As data on people becomes more available, those with access to it are able to shape government, end careers, and maintain control.

By James B. Rule

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The Great Swap

Does a deal now gaining momentum across the aisle actually have the potential to break the stalemate on climate change?

By Joseph E. Aldy Will Marshall

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The Quiet Attack on Obamacare

The Trump Administration can do plenty of damage to the Affordable Care Act even if Congress fails at repealing it.

By Nathan Pippenger

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Have We Figured Out Trumpism Yet?

One thing we do know: It's not economic populism.

By Kevin Mattson

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Pay Them More

Listen to Democracy board member Nick Hanauer's straight talk in this BBC interview about why workers are angry.

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