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Should the Democrats Pack the US Supreme Court?

Democrats should focus on passing laws if they win the White House and the Senate — rather than changing the size of the Supreme Court.

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How to Reform the US Supreme Court?

Other countries show many ways in which a nation can de-politicize nominations to its highest court. All Justices should have bipartisan support.

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US: A “Y2K” Election in 2020? Seriously

Not to make light of the epochal challenge to deny Donald Trump a second term, but U.S. society has successfully risen to doomsday challenges before.

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Putin’s Devious Plans If Joe Biden Wins

With the prospects rising that Joe Biden will be elected President of the U.S., does the U.S. have to prepare for made-in-Russia mayhem?

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2020 and the Company US Voters Keep

Why collective responsibility is the essence of democratic politics.

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US Elections Update: A Narrower Lead for Biden

Despite a tightening race, another come-from-behind victory for Trump as in 2016 is very unlikely in 2020.

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What on Earth Is Originalism?

Reflections on Amy Coney Barrett’s insistence on an obscure legal theory and what it says about today’s United States.

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The Red Mirage

What happens if Trump declares victory on election night, and tries to dispute any “late” uncounted ballots — both in the courts and in the free-for-all of public opinion?

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Democratic Voters Beware: “Vote by Mail” in US Battleground States Is a Trap

The disturbing picture of millions of mailed-in ballots potentially never being counted, and hundreds of thousands of votes for the Democrats being disenfranchised, is a real possibility.

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Parents in the Time of a Pandemic: A Silent Lament

This is a good time to assess what works best to relieve family stress.

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