municipal politics

Boudin and the Complexity of Reform Politics

Despite the Chesa Boudin recall making national headlines, states will likely continue experimenting with approaches to their area-specific problems. Criminal justice reform in our highly decentralized system isn't over. 

By Jonathan Blanks

Concrete Jungles?

Yes, America’s cities have problems. But are progressives really destroying them?

By Tracy Hadden Loh

Seattle’s Creative Campaign Finance Reform

Do Seattle's Democracy Vouchers offer hope for a reinvigorated democracy post-Citizens United?

By Hanna Brooks Olsen