Barack Obama

The New Old Democrats

It's not the 1990s anymore. People want the government to help solve big problems. Here's how the Democrats must respond.

By Jake Sullivan

Obama’s Flawed Foreign Policy

Did he understand the world a little too well?

Power Matters

Social movements, both left and right, abounded during the Obama years. And while some faded, others flourished.

By Todd Gitlin

Obama's Uncertain Legacy

A presidency of great symbolic value had both ups and downs. But Obama's greatest achievements now hang in the balance.

By William Galston

What Next for Liberalism?

One pressing question: How to make the angry people more angry at capital and less angry at government.

By Daniel T. Rodgers