Some things to think about on MLK Day and every day.
Why does the Bill of Rights matter? Find out here!
When the framers created the presidency, they were intent on solving two trust-related problems. One problem was how to harness political competition for the public good without the polarizing consequences…
Here’s why we are grateful this Thanksgiving!
Is the US a republic or democracy? Find out here!
What is federalism? What are the pros & cons? Learn here!
Two surprising ideas to help us get through unprecedented times. Click here!
What aspect of federalism could impact polarization? Find out here!
Does American federalism promote or prevent tyranny? Find out here!
How does federalism affect equality between states? Find out here!
Can federalism impact trust? Find out here!
What are the president’s war powers? Find that out – and more – here!
Is accountability helped or hindered by federalism? Find out here!
How does federalism encourage policy innovations? Find out here!
Choices you can make for America.
Read about them here.
Is federalism always win-win? We start the discussion today. Click here.
What is federalism & why should I care? Find out in our new short course!
Are liberal republics less corrupt than illiberal republics?
We pick one question to answer each Friday.
… against power hungry politicians?
Chain reaction? Less democracy, less trust, more vulnerability?
Do poor services fuel distrust?
Gaps between what should be and what is?
Why do we trust local government the most and federal the least?
How has political trust changed over time?
How does impartiality build trust in political institutions?
Why does political trust matter?
Are people more trustworthy than we expect?
Why is vigilant mistrust useful?
Why do Constitutions need defending?