Americans want government to serve them, but don't have confidence that it actually can.
The problems facing America are unrestrained capitalism and corruption, said the Democratic presidential candidates over two nights of debates. Or was that really Teddy Roosevelt speaking?
Charisma may be a necessary trait for getting elected – but it also discourages voters from independent moral deliberation about a potential leader's qualifications to govern.
Micro-targeted online advertising has destroyed how Americans share experiences and a common knowledge base. The fix for this societal and political problem is as simple now as it was in 1840.