Nathan Pippenger

Democracy Is What We Make of It

In other words, institutions won't save us: We have to save them.

Some Notes on the Left's Russia Debate

Unhelpful tics threaten our ability to think clearly about a complicated problem.

What To Do With Former Trump Officials?

In Vox, a scholar of American politics voices concern about her institution’s new hire.

The Future of a Sane Immigration Policy

We need to think about what comes after the "abolish ICE" movement.

Conservative Multiculturalism's Southern Heritage

Nation essay ponders how white conservatives developed a distinctive twist on multiculturalism after Jim Crow’s end.