Stanley Greenberg


Stanley B. Greenberg is a founding partner of Greenberg Research and Democracy Corps, and author of the book America Ascendant: A Revolutionary Nation’s Path to Addressing Its Deepest Problems and Leading the 21st Century.


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The Republican electoral sweep of 2010 set up a decade of anti-democratic destructiveness culminating in Donald Trump. But the tide’s about to turn. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

America’s beleaguered poor and working class have a host of problems, but the culture of irresponsibility that J.D. Vance says they’re prey to isn’t one of them. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Why Democrats should run on rolling back the tax cut and raising taxes on the rich Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Malpractice cost Clinton the election, but her ambivalence on big issues was produced by big structural factors that affect all Democrats.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

It’s not only with whites. It reaches well into the party’s base. Read more

Working in America

The new American electorate could offer a durable majority--if Democrats address economic needs with progressive policies, not centrist ones. Read more

Civil Rights in America


Jenny Warburg

A memory of Nelson Mandela's presidential campaign, from his former pollster. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Candidates running with the economy against them have a tougher go, but it's possible to win by changing the conversation. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

There's a catch: The Republicans have so discredited government that Democrats will encounter trouble backing the programs that they, and a conflicted public, know the nation needs. Read more


On the heels of a major conservative surge, Republicans have overplayed their political hand and created an opportunity the Democrats can seize. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Pundits have misinterpreted Tony Blair's and Bill Clinton's victories as centrism triumphant. But voters chose leaders committed to stopping Thatcherism and Reaganism and restoring broad prosperity. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Emphasizing work and family could revitalize the Democratic Party. But only if progressives seize the moment. Read more

Health and Social Policy

Working- and middle-class voters remain economically anxious. But in the absence of a convincing narrative that connects to their lives, many are concluding from their condition that the only remedy is rugged individualism. Read more

Economic Policy

Reports of the death of the Democrats are greatly exaggerated. Three new books, despite their author’s pessimism, suggest how to reconstruct the party’s middle-class foundations.  Read more


A political pollster and strategist suggests how the Democrats can reclaim the middle class without moving right. Read more

Money, Politics and Power