Democrats and Building a New Majority

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have won the popular vote last November but she failed to win the Electoral College. Even worse, the Democrats failed to pick up a majority in the Senate, gained only a couple of seats in the House, and lost ground in the governors’ mansions and state legislatures. This…

Beyond Identity Politics: A New Way of Healing the Divide

Enough is enough. Both venerable political parties are on the road to self-immolation by enabling our politics of division demographically, ideologically, and regionally. And it simply is not working. Voter turnout in 2016 actually declined, especially among younger voters, and the splits within both parties render them almost useless as problem solvers and policymakers. It…