Ruy Teixeira

The Myth of the "White" Latino
June 19, 2014

Sloppy analysis of Census data is giving the Republican Party false hope.

Everyone Economics
March 10, 2014

A framework for advocating and explaining progressive economic policies has tremendous appeal to voters in the center of electorate.

Virginia Is Now One Step Closer to Being an Official Blue State
November 06, 2013

With Terry McAuliffe’s gubernatorial victory over Ken Cuccinelli, Democrats have now won seven of Virginia’s eight high-profile, statewide races since 2005 (three Senate races, two Presidential contests, and two of three gubernatorial elections).

Why the Democrats Still Need Working-Class White Voters
June 05, 2013

For all the excitement about left-leaning demographics, a real majority party needs better numbers among blue-collar whites.

Austerity: The History of a Pernicious Idea
May 01, 2013

Does the current mania for austerity make any sense? 

Good Speech, Bad Strategy
February 13, 2013

Obama's State of the Union doesn't bode well for the future of his coalition.

Baby Talk
February 08, 2013

In a new book, Jonathan Last argues that low fertility rates spell economic doom. Not quite. 

The Polls Don't Say What You Think They Do on the Debt Ceiling
January 07, 2013

Here we go again. Because the fiscal cliff deal left the debt ceiling issue untouched, Americans can count on a rerun of the mid-2011 “debt ceiling” debate over whether the United States government should be allowed to pay its bills.

Why Obama Better Hope That the ‘Likely Voter’ Estimates Are Wrong
November 02, 2012

If the polls are right about the composition of "likely voters," Obama's in big trouble.

Why Democrats Need the White Working Class
October 24, 2012

What’s The Matter with White People is really about what’s the matter with the white working class.