Democracy

Rolling Back Reproductive Rights

Trump’s assaults in this realm are part of a battle over bodily autonomy that goes back to fights over slavery and eugenics.

By Michele Goodwin

Democracy Is an Act—One That Doesn't End on Election Day

The President of the United States is exploiting a deadly pandemic to ratchet up his assault on democracy, sow chaos, and delegitimize the upcoming election.

By Hillary Rodham Clinton

Mocking the Emoluments Clause

The multiple sources of foreign cash flowing to the President represent a triple-assault on self-government.

By Zephyr Teachout

Closing the Nation's Doors

How Trump’s immigration policies have shrunk the American concept of belonging.

By Cristina M. Rodríguez

Threatening the Free Press

Nearly four years into his presidency, Trump’s almost constant repetition of “fake news” has done its work.

By Margaret Sullivan