Saturday thread for May 15-21, 2022Happy Saturday. I am trying to do a better job of keeping track of what I read. Because most of y’all share my interests, I figure I might as we…
Behind the candidate’s odd, unconstitutional proposal to make states into republics of their counties
Research paints a picture of a republic frayed by the politics of white grievance and violent rhetoric by far-right politicians
Ackshually, says Bryce, Athens was a republic not a democracy
Overturning Roe v Wade is the result of a 50-year crusade of Christian conservatism — and right-wing minoritarianism
The median voter opposes overturning Roe v Wade but supports an abortion ban around the end of the first trimester, with a few key exceptions
The connection between vote choice and identity is much stronger than the tie between partisan loyalty and economic preferences — and would take decades…
Saturday subscribers-only thread on opinion polling in a polarized eraHappy Saturday, subscribers! I hope some of you are enjoying the nice weather now that spring is apparently here to stay (at least here in north…
Developing new strategies to link its popular public-goods programs to a broader American identity could expand its potential reach
Saturday subscribers-only thread: Americans would feel better represented with multiple political partiesHappy Saturday, subscribers, Today’s thread is a short one on a new and important poll. Ipsos released a new survey, conducted between April 11t…
The Democratic Party was strongest electorally when it was a party for class-based economic liberalism. Regaining that identity will require compromise…
Views about how the president has handled the virus are now fully baked in to his approval