Old Donkeys, New Tricks,” n+1, August 1, 2019.

The dilemmas for Democrats in 3 past visions for the party,” Vox Polyarchy, June 13, 2019. (with Sam Rosenfeld)

How SPLC’s co-founder Morris Dees and the conservative Richard Viguerie changed American politics," Washington Post Monkey Cage, April 2, 2019.

Why Steve King’s Punishment Took So Long,” New York Times, January 15, 2019. (with Sam Rosenfeld

How to Revitalize America’s Local Parties,” Scholars Strategy Network, January 2019. (with Lara Putnam et al.)

Getting Past 270,” n+1, November 1, 2018.

Beltway Blues,” Dissent, Summer 2018.

The Plutocratic Id,” n+1, December 5, 2017.

"In Equilibrio," The Nation, September 25-October 2, 2017.

Irregular Order,” n+1, July 31, 2017.

The Lists Told Us Otherwise,” n+1, December 24, 2016.

Is the American Party System about to Crack Up?” (forum with Danielle Allen and Rick Perlstein), The Nation, May 23-30, 2016.

Trump and the Republicans,” n+1, March 11, 2016.

Karl Rove is a bad historian: Race, the South and the real story he doesn’t tell about William McKinley and 1896,” Salon, January 9, 2016.

The Sanders Phenomenon,” n+1, October 13, 2015.

Achieving Radical Change: Social Movements and the Partisan Promise,” Juncture, Fall 2015.

Democrats and labor unions are doomed without each other – and so are we," The Hill, September 1, 2015.

How The Christian Right Ended Up Transforming American Politics,” Talking Points Memo, August 25, 2015.

The Alliance of U.S. Labor Unions and the Democratic Party,” Scholars Strategy Network, October 2013.

And, from way back when, an essay about Moxie. "Make Mine Moxie," Perspective, November 2001.