Ethan Porter

Will They Ever Stop Hating Taxes?

Today, citizens’ consumer experiences inevitably shape their political views. Here’s what progressives need to understand.

Iraq: Admitting a Mistake

Can We Talk to "Them"?

Like it or not, democratic citizenship imposes a burden on us: to perfect an imperfect union. Retreating into our own safe zones won’t accomplish that.

The Haves and Their Havens

Tax shelters cost governments billions of dollars a year. New tax policies will help, but what we really need is a new politics around taxation.

Life of the Party

Party platforms don't matter, but they can, and they should. A platform-writing process that included party faithful could energize our politics.