John B. Judis
John Kerry's First Peace Effort in Israel and Palestine Failed, But Now He Needs to Try Again
July 09, 2014
Can the United States end the cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians?
Ten Reasons Why Baseball Is Better than Soccer
July 04, 2014
Ten reasons why baseball is better than soccer.
The Last Time the Supreme Court Meddled in Women's Health, It Was a Big Setback for the GOP
July 02, 2014
In 1990, Webster v. Reproductive Health Services lifted Democratic fortunes across the country.
Now that map is crumbling.
Obama Has Two Options on Iraq. Both Are Terrible.
June 19, 2014
Obama hopes to keep Iraq from falling apart, but it is going to be very difficult.
Meet the Sarah Palin Enthusiast Who May Have Been the Best American Historian of His Generation
June 17, 2014
Martin J. Sklar, an American historian who has never received his due, died on April 27.
Democrats, Don't Dance on Cantor's Grave
June 12, 2014
Because you'll be digging your own in November.
Dave Brat and the Triumph of Rightwing Populism
June 11, 2014
Dave Brat defeated Eric Cantor by making an appeal to rightwing populism.
The Last Time Fatcats Tanked the Economy, the Backlash Was Huge. Why Didn't That Happen This Time?
June 02, 2014
From the Populists to the New Deal, political movements have relied on the middle class. Obama has, just barely, helped them stay comfortable enough to stay home.
The speech was a valuable retreat from mindless saber-rattling, but it didn’t provide much guidance to West Point's cadets or foreign policy planners in Washington.