Contrary to the fears of some pundits, the U.S. is not on the brink of civil war. But the explanation for that is far from entirely reassuring.
The tech giant appears willing to do almost anything to win access to the vast Chinese market.
Legal scholar and National Constitution Center President Jeffrey Rosen explains how many of the Constitution's safeguards against "mob rule" have frayed. His description of the problem is compelling, though he is less strong on possible solutions.
"Government is about power. Government is not just another word for things we do together," said Sasse.
Efforts on both right and left to make the democracy-promotion the key focus of constitutional law should be rejected.
Saving liberal democracy one platitude at a time
Democrats and Republicans reject individualism and free speech and both have become dangerous to our liberty.
Economist Dambisa Moyo is right to worry about the dangers of political ignorance. But her proposed solution for the problem falls short.
This forthcoming article discusses how we can massively expand economic opportunity by making it easier for people to "vote with their feet," both domestically and through international migration.
Recent events such as the student walkout to promote gun control raise the issue of how much credibility we should give to the political views of the young, and victims of crime. At least as a general rule, there is no reason to give those views any special credence.
Seattle's vouchers, passed to give outsiders a leg up, instead act as campaign welfare for well-established candidates.
Rights are theoretical unless you can defend them.
When elected officials regularly run unopposed, there's no democratic accountability.
The alleged fraud highlights the ways in which the controversial program has failed to help outsider candidates.
A program intended to empower voters has instead funneled public money to most organized and funded campaigns.
When the press tilts in favor of higher taxes and more regulation, democracy is indeed distorted.
Californians would be better equipped to govern themselves fairly.
Striking findings from Pew Research