Commentary

An embarrassing failure for election pollsters

Election polling is facing yet another reckoning following its uneven-at-best performance in this year’s voting. Although the outcome in the 2020 presidential race remained uncertain...

Taking stock of the 2020 Election results in Ohio and their...

While the U.S. anxiously awaits the results of an extremely close presidential election, the results in Ohio are becoming far more clear. The long and...

Why protecting the ACA is crucial for women of color

In my work — lawyering for reproductive justice by analyzing public policy affecting the underserved populations of Memphis for SisterReach — I know firsthand that...

Looking at the work to be done after Jan. 20, 2021

Progressive groups and their Democratic allies have been necessarily focused on getting ready for Election Day. And they’re understandably worried about what happens between...

It’s the trust, stupid

Whatever happens on Tuesday, we know that there’s important, hard work to be done in the weeks, months, and years ahead. While a great...

Tom Nichols would like the soul of the GOP back, please

Tom Nichols is on a tear. QAnon conspiracy theorists are “narcissists.” Aging Republican GenXers have been “huffing too much conservative press,” with Trumpism as the...

Caregivers are voters to reckon with this November

I say goodbye to a different part of my mother every day. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, my mother’s Alzheimer's disease has gotten worse — faster...

Civic society suffers when one party bypasses the public

What would you think about a candidate for public office who thought so little of the democratic process that he or she refused to...

In rural America, resentment over COVID-19 shutdowns is colliding with rising...

As COVID-19 spreads through rural America, new infection numbers are rising to peaks not seen during this pandemic and pushing hospitals to their limits....

Across the political spectrum, Ohioans agree it’s time to repeal HB...

When the controversial nuclear bailout bill known as HB 6 first reached the Ohio House floor in 2019, only a handful of Ohioans truly...
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