Nathan Pippenger

Trump's Press Conference Tells You Everything You Need To Know

The President of the United States makes his basic unfitness plain for all to see.

How Should We Think About Inequality?

Research on Seattle's new minimum wage has cast doubt over whether $15 an hour really gave a raise to low-wage workers. An article in Boston Review offers unconventional advice for progressives arguing over that finding: Change the subject.

Affirmative Action and the Burden of Argument

Some lessons to draw from a scholar of Black Lives Matter, as Trump's Justice Department goes after affirmative action.

The GOP's March Toward Trumpcare Is (Literally) Unthinkable

Just how out-of-bounds is the GOP's push to destroy Obamacare? It may actually break our normal categories for thinking about the very meaning of representative government.

Should We Want Politics To Be Boring?

It depends on whether you think Trump is an anomaly.