Nathan Pippenger

There's Only One Realistic Home for Anti-Trump Voices

Practically speaking, partisanship is the only way to address what should be a nonpartisan issue.

Conservative Defenses of the GOP's Tax Bill Are Getting Creative

Some thoughts on penmanship and partisanship, in the 18th century and now.

How to Interpret a Catastrophe

Does denunciation make it harder to defeat Trumpism?

The Risky Politics of Tax Cuts

Will passing tax reform prove a Pyrrhic victory?

Facing up to Disagreement

An essay in Boston Review reminds us that there was a dark side to the era of genteel bipartisan dealmaking and points to a way forward in a polarized era.