United States

Still Segregated

61 years after Brown v. Board of Education, American schools are still segregated, and far from equal.

Recrafting the Electoral College

How reforming the Electoral College can strengthen American democracy.

An Unusual Burden: the Supreme Court’s New Death Penalty Requirements

How the Supreme Court’s decision in Glossip v. Gross disadvantages challenges to the death penalty.

Recreating the Finnish Miracle

What we can learn from Finland about education (and what we can’t).

A Phrase in Flux: The History of Political Correctness

History proves that political correctness is not easily defined. In fact modern debates over PC are shaped by definitions of the past.

The GOP’s Inability to Unite

The 13 Republican presidential candidates represent different factions in a fractured GOP.