The Filibuster Isn’t The Problem

It’s undemocratic and we should get rid of it. But doing so isn’t a panacea.

United States Less Democratic Than it Used to Be

Multiple indicators point to a decline in the representativeness of the American system.

The Rise of Negative Partisanship

Yes, partisanship is real. And it influences more than just voting behavior.

What’s a Republic?

What meanings might the Founders have had? How should we understand the term?