Donald Trump

Gina Haspel and the Revival of the Torture Era

Trump's nominee for CIA Director puts in a positively Bushian performance during her confirmation hearings.

By Nathan Pippenger

Middle America Reboots Democracy

We spent months talking with anti-Trump forces—and they're not who pundits say they are.

By Lara Putnam Theda Skocpol

Trump Week 55: Authoritarianism Watch

Some highlights from the week, as Trump's behavior is as unsettling to the state of our democracy as ever.

By Nathan Pippenger