The Process of Reclaiming Nationalism: A Liberal Opportunity in a Conservative World

By Mary Angela Ricotta

President Trump, during his first official State of the Union address, ardently stated, “my highest loyalty, my greatest compassion, and my constant concern is for America’s children, America’s struggling workers, and America’s forgotten communities.”… Read More The Process of Reclaiming Nationalism: A Liberal Opportunity in a Conservative World

A Check Is Most Important: Why Democrats Don’t Necessarily need a Comprehensive Message for 2018

By Jacob Hopkins

Pundits from all corners of the media both conservative and liberal have made the argument that in order to win a majority in the House of Representatives in 2018, the Democratic Party needs to argue a comprehensive and optimistic economic message that unites the country. … Read More A Check Is Most Important: Why Democrats Don’t Necessarily need a Comprehensive Message for 2018

“Global” Democracy?

By Josh McClain

“I have a question,” an Indian student says. “We’ve said we’re here to talk about global democracy, but it’s been a day and a half, and we only have a few hours left, and – while every panel has turned to Brexit and Trump – we’ve hardly talked about non-western democracies. We haven’t, for example, even mentioned India, which is the world’s largest democracy! Why is this discussion so biased towards western countries?”… Read More “Global” Democracy?