Monday, September 26, 2016
  1. Voting for a Better US Political System

    Jeffrey Frankel

    Voting for a Better US Political System


     makes the case for fixing flawed democracy the old-fashioned way: at the ballot box.

    Newsart for Voting for a Better US Political System Scott Olson/Getty Images

    The US political system has gone off the rails, a reality that is often blamed on gerrymandering, rising economic inequality, a campaign finance system that favors the wealthy and powerful, and slanted journalism. Yet there is another culprit, over which ordinary citizens actually have a lot of control: low voter turnout. READ MORE

  2. Europe’s Leadership Crisis

    Guy Verhofstadt
  3. The End of the European Supernation?

    Ana Palacio
  4. Truthiness on the March

    Lucy P. Marcus
  5. War or Peace in Colombia?

    Jorge G. Castañeda

    War or Peace in Colombia?


     explains why the recent deal to end the FARC insurgency could be rejected by voters next month.

    Columbia War Raul Arboleda/Stringer

    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was right to push for a peace deal with the FARC guerillas before the end of his second term in 2018. But, having staked his political future on the deal, and now losing popularity as the economy weakens, he should make the upcoming referendum on the agreement about peace, not about himself. READ MORE

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