Mark Schmitt

The American Left is a Historical Success Story

Our fascination with the recent history of the right comes at a cost: too little attention to the left's successes over the past 20 years.

The Closing of the Senate

Yes, the filibuster is the big issue, but the factors contributing to the Senate's dysfunction are numerous.

Philanthropic Harm

Not only can’t philanthropy replace a strong public sector—it needs one to promote the common good effectively.