Dangers and Enemies Everywhere

How Cold War liberalism abandoned the vocabulary of hope—and how we still live with the consequences.

By George Scialabba

And Democracy for All

Danielle Allen offers a glimpse of the pathway from polarizing identity to a connected and inclusive society.

By Margaret Levi

Saving Democracy

How to address the “great misalignment” between self-government and human frailty.

By Isabel Sawhill

Beyond Compromise

By Jack Meserve

Smart Power for a Rising Generation

Young progressives distrust U.S. power. It’s up to us to show them how that power can be put toward good ends.

By Suzanne Nossel