"This year, we’ve seen how an unwillingness to compromise on many different issues can derail progress and sow dissent"
Mar 6, 2018
A new article on the "Campaigns & Elections" website explores what we can learn from the lies voters tell.
Feb 26, 2018
Mar 5, 2018
Transpartisan Note #86 - Discover the sense of power and imagination animating from transpartisan initiatives.
Feb 19, 2018
Transpartisan Note #83 - As the parties rebrand themselves, their competition might shift to 21st century issues.
Jan 29, 2018
"By itself, the simple act of crossing the partisan divide will not resolve our crisis. But it could help us rebuild..."
Jan 22, 2018
Transpartisan Note #82 - Republicans could focus on what is essential for both rich & poor, on promoting community.
Despite the time crunch, Republicans and Democrats angrily blamed each other Thursday night for the looming shutdown.
Jan 19, 2018
Our government has the opportunity and the obligation to transcend the politics of division and address this.
One day, perhaps sooner than we imagine, a new political force is likely to born in America and other democracies.
Jan 16, 2018
It's important to know when to learn from the past, and when to let go of nostalgia.
Jan 5, 2018
Feb 12, 2018
Transpartisan Note #79 - Individuals participating in electoral efforts provide opportunities for the big brand parties.
Jan 1, 2018
Jan 10, 2018
Transpartisan Note #78 - The Four Quadrant Transpartisan Matrix will help us find opportunities and manage threats.
Dec 25, 2017
Transpartisan Note #77 - Reagan could never have accomplished these major tax reforms without active Democratic support.
Dec 23, 2017
Partisan gerrymandering is certainly an egregious abuse of power that needs to be stopped.
Dec 20, 2017
Transpartisan Note #76 - Count MI Vote exemplifies local actions across the country that bridge partisan divides.
Dec 14, 2017
Intense partisanship allows politicians to win elections based on division, and when that happens the citizens lose.
Dec 12, 2017
Dec 21, 2017
Transpartisan Note #75 - The transpartisan voice for more effective politics grows.
Dec 11, 2017
Michael Ostrolenk interviews Alex Halderman, Director of Michigan’s Center for Computer Security and Society.
Dec 9, 2017
Ralph Nader discusses his 2014 book, "Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State".
Dec 7, 2017
Michael Ostrolenk, a public policy consultant, speaking at the Rutherford Institute's Summer Speaker Series, July 2011.
Dec 1, 2017
Oprah Winfrey is getting political, talking polarization in her upcoming “60 Minutes” debut this weekend.
Nov 22, 2017
Transpartisan Note #71 - We are all left. We are all right. We are all Transpartisan.
Nov 6, 2017
As I grew up, I realized what it meant to be part of the “American Dream” and that Lady Liberty is the physical representation of that dream.
Oct 22, 2017
The internal dynamic of the Korean Peninsula compels Pyongyang to continue to threaten war and perfect its weapons of mass destruction.
Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday a new health care proposal he helped draft with Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, should transcend politics.
“The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.”
Daniel Yankelovich, the pollster, author and public opinion analyst who for a half-century mirrored the perceptions of generations of Americans.
Transpartisan Note #68 - Let your Congressional representative know how you think the nation should go to war. Peace depends on it.
Oct 16, 2017
A critical point in U.S. history, when political, social and economic upheavals have left too many Americans battling one another.
Oct 13, 2017
Transpartisan Note #67 - Warning about the Nuclear Threat stirs powerful transpartisan interest.
Oct 9, 2017
Transpartisan Note #65 - [A] political realignment is underway, and those who cannot see it could end up powerless and irrelevant.
Sep 25, 2017
Transpartisan Note #61 - “Out here it doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat... you have to help each other…"
Aug 28, 2017
President Trump has finally begun to turn U.S. foreign policy away from the neoconservative approach of endless war against an ever-expanding roster of enemies.
Aug 25, 2017
Of course there is a better word: transpartisan. But can it, should it, replace "moderate"?
Aug 22, 2017
Transpartisan Note #59 - Empowerment depends on treating people, including blacks, as individual subjects.
Aug 14, 2017
Transpartisan Note #58 - Could a black conservative soon become President of the United States?
Aug 7, 2017
Transpartisan Note #56 - The aim is to get a 5 Independents into each state legislative house, and in the US House and Senate.
Jul 24, 2017
Transpartisan Note #55 - The ultimate goal is to elect Centrist candidates to the U.S. Senate, where they can deny both parties an outright majority.
Jul 17, 2017
Transpartisan Note #54 - Today we present The Centrist Project’s announcement of its first Washington, DC press conference.
Jul 10, 2017
Transpartisan Note #53 - Voices are now starting to be heard that Trump’s “abdication” may push Democrats and Republicans to work together.
Jul 3, 2017
Transpartisan Note #52 - People feel an increasing desire for active citizenship that is found in all successful social models.
Jun 26, 2017
Transpartisan Note #50 - This transpartisan moment calls for resistance and creation.
Jun 12, 2017
Transpartisan Note #42 - Shared ownership of public spaces is a key to the subjective change that is at the heart of the transpartisan vision.
Apr 17, 2017
Transpartisan Note #41 - US bombing of Syria clarified important aspects of Mr. Trump’s nature, his presidency, and the American nation.
Apr 10, 2017
Transpartisan Note #39 - Through the haze we see the outlines .
Mar 27, 2017
Transpartisan Note #38 - "The key to trust is doing things together. It is engaging people in common purposes."
Mar 20, 2017
Transpartisan Note #37 - This nearly universal condemnation of anti-Semitism is a profound expression of the transpartisan impulse.
Mar 13, 2017
Transpartisan Note #35 - Terminating gerrymandering is excellent transpartisan work.
Feb 27, 2017
Transpartisan Note #34 - We call this Transpartisan.
Feb 20, 2017
Transpartisan Note #31 - Mr. Trump talks the way any number of people would over drinks.
Jan 30, 2017
Transpartisan Note #29 - ‘Old friend and adversary’ captures a key aspect of Transpartisan politics.
Jan 16, 2017
Transpartisan Note #25 - The people are the only legitimate fountain of power, and it is from them that the constitutional charter. . . is derived.
Dec 19, 2016
Transpartisan Note #24 - "One might as well make a sailor of a cock, or a soldier of a goose, as a President of Andrew Jackson."
Dec 12, 2016
Transpartisan Note #23 - The Trump/Clinton contest leaves the party relevance question open.
Dec 5, 2016
Transpartisan Note #22 - Traditional foreign policy institutions have no capacity to promote subjective changes in identity and culture.
Nov 28, 2016
Special Transpartisan Note #03 - The final ballot-shower from East to West—the paradox and conflict.
Nov 25, 2016
Special Transpartisan Note #02 - We heard a transpartisan side to Donald Trump’s victory speech.
Nov 17, 2016
Transpartisan Note #20 - It is impossible to comment on this election without retreating into clichés.
Nov 14, 2016
Transpartisan Note #19 - We are led by a minority of voters—a small minority, in fact.
Nov 7, 2016
Transpartisan Note #17 - The Presidential campaign has offered little substantive discussion of issues.
Oct 24, 2016
Transpartisan Note #16 - It will take more than ‘arm-waving’ from the Oval Office to reduce racial intolerance.
Oct 17, 2016
Transpartisan Note #07 - Featuring an excerpt from a Bold.global article by Rich Tafel and Ted Buerger.
Aug 15, 2016
Transpartisan Note #06 - Seventy percent of voters say they think the country is going in the wrong direction.
Aug 8, 2016
Transpartisan Note #05 - Reports agree: the Republican and Democratic conventions differed profoundly.
Aug 1, 2016
Transpartisan Note #02 - The British vote to leave the European Union caught everyone by surprise.
Jul 11, 2016
Mar 10, 2018
Oct 19, 2017
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