New data supports economic populism as a Democratic strategy
A framework for advocating and explaining progressive economic policies has tremendous appeal to voters in the center of electorate.
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). The lone exception, Bob McDonnell’s gubernatorial victory in 2009, provides an instructive contrast with the current contest.
Does the current mania for austerity make any sense?
Obama's State of the Union doesn't bode well for his coalition
Obama's State of the Union doesn't bode well for the future of his coalition.
Do low fertility rates spell economic collapse?
In a new book, Jonathan Last argues that low fertility rates spell economic doom. Not quite.
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.