Symposium

Halfway Home?

By The Editors

We’re all breathing a bit easier now that there will be an actual check on Donald Trump in the House of Representatives. But there is still a lot of damage he can do.

We thought it would be useful at this halfway (we hope!) point in the Trump era to ask some friends of the journal—some longtime contributors, and some first-timers—to offer some brief reflections on where we stand today and how we can best get through these next two years.

Truth or Consequences?

By Arthur Goldhammer

3 MIN READ

We Should Thank Donald Trump

By Mona Sutphen

3 MIN READ

The Politics of More

By E.J. Dionne Jr.

3 MIN READ

Justice, Not Revenge

By Rose Mary Salum

2 MIN READ

Can the Democrats Do Emotion?

By Daniel T. Rodgers

2 MIN READ

To Tame the Fanatics, Fix Democracy

By Pete Buttigieg

3 MIN READ

Let's Keep It Simple: J-O-B-S

By Isabel Sawhill

4 MIN READ

Democrats: Use Your Heads, Not Hearts

By William Galston

4 MIN READ

The Worst Words

By Virginia Heffernan

4 MIN READ

A Blow Against "Aggrieved Whiteness"

By Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.

3 MIN READ

As Texas Goes...

By Elaine Kamarck

3 MIN READ

The Template for 2020

By Alex S. Jones

3 MIN READ

No Corner to Turn

By Leslie Gelb

2 MIN READ

Winning the "Cold Civil War"

By Melody Barnes Thad Williamson

4 MIN READ

The Editors of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas are Michael Tomasky (Editor), Jack Meserve (Managing Editor), and Sophia Crabbe-Field (Associate Editor).

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