Features

Saving Democracy—Realistically

Yes, we disdain the Electoral College. In the meantime, there are more realistic ways to unlock our democratic Gordian Knot.

By Larry Diamond

How the States Went Wrong

If the states were ever "laboratories for democracy," they certainly aren't now. Can they be salvaged?

By Jamila Michener

The State of Black America

Reforming the Electoral Count Act

The 1887 law definitely needs a rethink. But it doesn’t have to be complicated: Let the courts, not Congress, decide things.

By Edward B. Foley

Democracy and Strategic Competition with China

By Michael J. Green