Immigration restrictionists long argued, accurately, that public opinion was on their side. That may be changing.
Ranked choice voting can promote civility and give third parties a fighting chance.
Progressive Conservativism develops many good ideas, but they are not ones that voters, including Trump voters, actually want implemented.
Does the Republican politics of the 1990s offer a prehistory of Trumpism?
Though he has neoconservative sympathies, Matthew Continetti is a scrupulous historian.
Are calls for civility unrealistic and naïve, or requisite for a sustainable democracy?
Despite their shortcomings, protest movements have been indispensable for American democracy.
Reaganland recounts how conservatives came to power in the White House.
Unity of the sort nationalists would like to see may be attainable, but it would require more than minor adjustments to trade and immigration policy.
Although Steve Bannon certainly played a role in the resurgence of right-wing populism in the U.S., his influence has been overstated.
Right-wing radio broadcasters were a crucial, but now mostly forgotten, element of the Republican Party’s rise in the South.
If you want to cause real change in American politics, hitting the streets is one of your better choices.
Clint Watts argues that contemporary fears about Russia are well justified.
It is crucial to study who voted for Obama in 2012 and Trump four years later.
Our most bitter political disagreements are often more symbolic than substantive.
There is clearly a market for what has come to be called “Trumpism,” but there are no stable institutions pushing for it.
In his new memoir, Lee Edwards offers insight into the history of conservatism, but what he leaves unsaid about the movement matters as well.
A new book demonstrates the profound impact that the Christian Right, despite its many defeats, has had on American political life.
One of the thinkers Steve Bannon says he admires, Julius Evola, despised the United States and everything it stood for.
George Hawley is an associate professor of political science at the University of Alabama. He is the author of Making Sense of the Alt-Right (Columbia University Press, 2017) and Conservatism in a Divided America: The Right and Identity Politics (Notre Dame, 2022).