John B. Judis

A Good Idea Whose Time May Never Come
June 20, 2013

It’s time for the biannual, or is it quadrennial, push for a national program. The old Democratic Leadership Council made this a major priority in the 1990s.

The Two-State Solution is Dying
June 18, 2013

No one except, perhaps, Secretary of State John Kerry, thinks that the current Israeli government is willing to negotiate in good faith a two-state solution.

Investigate FISA
June 15, 2013

The defenders of government surveillance have used the media’s fascination with personalities to turn attention onto leaker Edward Snowden and away from what he disclosed.  What Snowden’s leak should prompt is a re-examination of the National Securit

The Black Panthers Revisited
June 12, 2013

Steve Wasserman, who was once editor of New Republic Books, has written a devastating review in The Nation of a new history of Oakland’s Black Panther Party, Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party, by Joshua Bloom a

Abenomics is the answer
June 12, 2013

When Japan’s new prime minister Shinzo Abe unveiled his economic program last December, it was greeted with skepticism.

The Constitutional Amnesia of the NSA Snooping Scandal
I've seen this all before—and have an FBI file to show for it
June 10, 2013

I've seen this all before—and have an FBI file to show for it.

The Unmagnificent Seven
Raúl Labrador has quit the House Gang of Eight. That doesn't bode well for immigration reform.
June 06, 2013

Raúl Labrador has quit the House Gang of Eight. That doesn't bode well for immigration reform.

Documented Flaws
The immigration bill's disturbing fine print
May 30, 2013

The immigration bill's disturbing fine print.

Terrorists or Misfits? The Tsarnaevs Were Both
Both explanations for the brothers' alleged actions are correct
May 08, 2013

Both explanations for the brothers' alleged actions are correct.

The Next Elizabeth Warren
Susan Crawford’s crusade against lousy, overpriced Internet providers
April 30, 2013

In fighting lousy, overpriced Internet providers, Susan Crawford has found a populist crusade for our time. What's next? 

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