Sheri Berman

Professor of political science at Barnard College and the author, most recently, of Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime to the Present Day."

Professor of political science at Barnard College and the author, most recently, of   Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime to the Present Day."

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With Bernie Sanders leading the Democratic candidates, Republicans are reviving a political dirty word: “socialism.”

Sanders and 'socialism,' Trump and disinformation

With Bernie Sanders leading the Democratic candidates, Republicans are reviving a political dirty word: “socialism.”

from To the Point

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Dr. Nathan Link explains how the medical science of decision-making has lots to offer America’s leaders.

from Second Opinion

President Trump told Americans in late January that the government was ready for coronavirus. In an interview with CNBC, on the day Seattle recorded the first U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White talk through the New York Times reporting on President Trump’s taxes and his “self-funded” 2016 campaign.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

T he Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to debate and vote on the president’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. The debate starts at 6 a.m. PT.

Followers of the QAnon conspiracy theory are targeting incumbent lawmakers with vicious online attacks and death threats.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We live in a two-party system, but sometimes it takes a nudge from the margins to get things done.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Sometimes progress depends on states going their own way.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

State officials are cracking down on unofficial ballot drop boxes placed by Republicans in LA, Orange, and Fresno counties.

from KCRW Features

Proposition 16 would overturn California's ban on affirmative action. Proposition 15 would raise taxes on some commercial properties.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand