politics

Hurricane Doug

Why Doug Ford’s victory isn’t actually a decisive win for populism in Canada.

By Ira Wells

What’s Left of the Right?

Can the Republican Party survive Trump? Should it? Four Never-Trump conservatives discuss.

By David Frum Liz Mair Jennifer Rubin Peter Wehner

R.I.P., Liberal Contrarianism

Before #Slatepitch became a punchline, Slate (and others) really did thrive on a certain kind of anti-liberalism. It’s dead now—well, almost.

By Michael Bérubé

What the Democrats Need Now

Heading into 2018 and 2020, they need to have a message—and to zero in on one leader who can deliver it.

By Bernard L. Schwartz David Rothkopf

Making Sense of Bad Beliefs

An essay in Aeon tackles a tough but urgent question: Do people have the right to believe whatever they want?

By Nathan Pippenger