The Editors

Two knowledgeable commentators respond to Benjamin Page & Martin Gilens’s argument in the Prospect for ranked-choice voting, proportional representation, and the abolition of primaries. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Civil Rights in America


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An American, and a Democratic, dilemma Read more

Economic Policy


The American Prospect

After a year that left progressives reeling, The American Prospect looks back at our most important stories of 2016. Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Remembering the high-tech visionary, and looking back on his prescient words on globalization.  Read more

Energy and the Environment

An exchange including Gerald Friedman, Kenneth Thorpe, and Paul Starr over the costs, resulting taxes, and political implications of Sanders's health plan Read more

Money, Politics and Power

An exchange over whether the United States should try to press the fight against the Islamic State or abandon it entirely. Read more

America and the World

Four knowledgeable commentators respond to Richard Alba’s argument in the Prospect that America will continue to have a white majority.  Read more

Civil Rights in America