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2020 Election



  • ‘She May Very Well Hold The Key To Biden’s Win’

    A group of women scholars and activists including Keisha N. Blain, Jo Freeman, Oneka LaBennett and Treva Lindsey give perspective on Kamala Harris's selection as the Democratic vice presidential candidate.   



  • Why Kamala Harris Matters to Me

    by Manisha Sinha

    Despite well-deserved criticism from the left of some of their policies, Mr. Obama and Ms. Harris represent the cosmopolitan, interracial democracy that a majority of Americans aspire to live in today. 



  • The Woman Who Paved the Way

    Here, compiled from sources including Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro’s memoir, contemporary news clippings and interviews with players who were part of this history, is a look back at Ferraro’s exhilarating, much-scrutinized path to becoming a political standard-bearer.



  • The Next Lost Cause?

    by Caroline E. Janney

    The South’s mythology glamorized a noble defeat. Trump backers may do the same.



  • Why a Biden Administration Shouldn’t Turn the Page on the Trump Era

    by Kevin M. Kruse

    The Obama–Biden administration wanted to move forward rather than hold Wall Street bankers and CIA torturers accountable. If elected, Biden should follow FDR’s playbook and expose his predecessor’s corruption and mismanagement instead.



  • Trump is Running an Openly Racist Campaign

    by Max Boot

    Trump is running an openly racist campaign at odds with public opinion that has shifted against Confederate monuments and in favor of Black Lives Matter. So he prefers to pretend that he is battling against the unreasonable demands of “cancel culture” — and his supporters pretend to believe him. 



  • Leave Lincoln Out of It

    Andrew Ferguson argues that the Lincoln Project's anti-Trump ads follow Abe Lincoln's lead in one respect: they echo the young Lincoln's talent for partisan attacks and inflammatory rhetoric. They inflame and agitate, but don't persuade.