January 16, 2020United States
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump began today as the House trial managers read the articles of impeachment on the Senate floor and Chief Justice John Roberts swore in ninety-nine U.S. s…
June 3, 2019Mexico
Mexico can’t end the migrant flow by itself. But it can—and likely will—raise tariffs that target swing states.
February 11, 2019Election 2020
Update: Kamala Harris announced on December 3, 2019, that she was ending her campaign. Government prosecutors often have political ambitions. The list of prosecutors who became mayor (think Rudy G…
January 29, 2019Brazil
Online misinformation is a problem for democracies worldwide, but we should worry about how misinformation will change democracies in the developing world.
September 27, 2018Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico’s government and the bulk of the holders of Puerto Rico’s Sales tax backed bonds (COFINA) appear to have reached agreement on restructuring terms (details here). The deal will reduce Puer…
August 22, 2018Digital Policy
You might think that the country with the most internet shutdowns is an authoritarian dictatorship in the mold of Belarus. You would be wrong.