Constitution

Let Freedom Ring

With many Americans finally more open to government intervention, it’s time again to push the left-Rooseveltian meaning of freedom.

By Sophia Crabbe-Field

The Right Against the Law

So state courts hand down decisions you don’t like. What do you do? If you’re on the right, try to defund the courts.

By James Traub

Democracy in Peril

What can we learn from other countries where democracy has suffered? Alas, not as much as these authors believe.

By Sanford Levinson

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

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

By Nathan Pippenger

Our Constitution Wasn't Built for Trump

It might finally be time to reconsider the adequacy of our eighteenth-century Constitution for our twentieth-century reality.

By Sanford Levinson