Democrats

Personnel Is Policy

The vital importance of appointing people who work—and think—in the public interest.

By Jeff Hauser David Segal

Sometimes, Too Much Is…Too Much

Progressives have a proposal for everything. But as we Australian Laborites learned this year, that can open you up to attack.

By Wayne Swan

The Eternal Power Elite

Today’s right no longer just wants to win power. It wants to change the rules and keep it.

By Alan Wolfe

Dixie Is (Still) Done

The author revisits his 2006 argument that the Democrats should forget the South—and finds that the non-Southern strategy still holds.

By Tom Schaller

Right-Sizing Foreign Policy

No adventurism, unilateralism, or isolationism. Just sensible principles for a United States that leads but doesn’t dominate.

By Bruce W. Jentleson