Kirk Nielsen

Can We Rescue the Republic Before the Dark Politics Take Over?

Did America slip into a semiliterate, polarized, pre-fascist state over the past decade or so, allowing greedy oligarchs and corporate elites to run the government? Two books I recently read offer reasonably persuasive evidence and arguments that the country did, and a third suggests that dictatorial mindsets could besiege Americans, with an assist from the Internet, if they don't come to their more deliberative senses. Each of the books offers an informed diagnosis of the dangers that widespread ignorance and ideological polarization pose for American democracy, though none offers a comprehensive treatment for the malaise.

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Immigration Pathway Still Looks Uphill

A month before the Nov. 4 election, Miller-McCune published "Path to a Pathway," which profiled a new political action committee, ImmigrationPAC.

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