The United States is, in fact, doing the exact opposite.
There are plenty of other factors that help our two major parties retain power.
It’s hard for a party to win four straight presidential elections. The Democrats may pull it off.
Viet Xuan Luong pins on a brigadier general’s star today, becoming the first Vietnamese-American officer to achieve that rank.
The current immigration debate is yet another great example of how our system works (so to speak).
The Israeli public if overwhelmingly behind the war in Gaza, and that means it will probably continue for awhile.
Crisis seems to be brewing all over the world, but the American people aren’t persuaded that it’s necessary for the United States to act.
Rather than being a bad thing, negative campaigning is an essential part of our political system.
The various factions in Afghanistan have agreed, at least in principle, to alter the nation’s government as part of a deal to resolve election disputes.
Ed Klein says he has “Democrat sources” who Obama wants Warren to continue his mission to “transform America into a European-style democratic-socialist state.”
A piece at Foreign Policy provides a chance to give some thought to institutions.
A new poll shows that Americans don’t buy into the idea of “American exceptionalism” as much as they used to. That’s a positive development rather than a negative one.
Some surveys suggest that younger Americans are less patriotic than older generations.
If current trends holds, Democratic candidates are going to have a problem turning out voters in November.
Parties do not own voters, and the job of campaigns is to attract voters.
Some questions for the Republicans who would be President about the actions of the last Republican President.
Once again, conservatives demonstrate how little they understand minority voters.
Recent events in Iraq have opened up old domestic political arguments in the United States.
Twenty-five years after his seminal “End of History” article, Francis Fukuyama reflects on its legacy.
It’s sure beginning to look like a civil war in Iraq, albeit a rather one sided one at the moment.
An unknown Tea Party candidate unexpectedly beat the House Leader in today’s GOP primary.
For the fourth time in 30 years, an American President spoke at Normandy to honor a day of sacrifice and triumph.
After two and a half decades, the images of June 4, 1989 resonate with many, unless you happen to live in China.
Yet another autiobiography invites public discussion about her accomplishments.
Does the office of Vice-President serve any useful purpose anymore?
The Supreme Court, subject to revision.
Today’s foreign-policy disputes rarely consider the way America’s response to one crisis might affect another.
A prairie populist challenger for Hillary Clinton?
Vladimir Putin wants to put the Internet genie back in the bottle.