"This year, we’ve seen how an unwillingness to compromise on many different issues can derail progress and sow dissent"
A new article on the "Campaigns & Elections" website explores what we can learn from the lies voters tell.
Transpartisan Note #86 - Discover the sense of power and imagination animating from transpartisan initiatives.
Transpartisan Note #83 - As the parties rebrand themselves, their competition might shift to 21st century issues.
"By itself, the simple act of crossing the partisan divide will not resolve our crisis. But it could help us rebuild..."
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.
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.
It's important to know when to learn from the past, and when to let go of nostalgia.
Transpartisan Note #79 - Individuals participating in electoral efforts provide opportunities for the big brand parties.
Transpartisan Note #78 - The Four Quadrant Transpartisan Matrix will help us find opportunities and manage threats.
Transpartisan Note #77 - Reagan could never have accomplished these major tax reforms without active Democratic support.
Partisan gerrymandering is certainly an egregious abuse of power that needs to be stopped.
Transpartisan Note #76 - Count MI Vote exemplifies local actions across the country that bridge partisan divides.
Intense partisanship allows politicians to win elections based on division, and when that happens the citizens lose.
Transpartisan Note #75 - The transpartisan voice for more effective politics grows.
Michael Ostrolenk interviews Alex Halderman, Director of Michigan’s Center for Computer Security and Society.
Ralph Nader discusses his 2014 book, "Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State".
Michael Ostrolenk, a public policy consultant, speaking at the Rutherford Institute's Summer Speaker Series, July 2011.
Oprah Winfrey is getting political, talking polarization in her upcoming “60 Minutes” debut this weekend.
Transpartisan Note #71 - We are all left. We are all right. We are all Transpartisan.
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.
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.
A critical point in U.S. history, when political, social and economic upheavals have left too many Americans battling one another.
Transpartisan Note #67 - Warning about the Nuclear Threat stirs powerful transpartisan interest.
Transpartisan Note #65 - [A] political realignment is underway, and those who cannot see it could end up powerless and irrelevant.
Transpartisan Note #61 - “Out here it doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat... you have to help each other…"
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.
Of course there is a better word: transpartisan. But can it, should it, replace "moderate"?
Transpartisan Note #59 - Empowerment depends on treating people, including blacks, as individual subjects.
Transpartisan Note #58 - Could a black conservative soon become President of the United States?
Transpartisan Note #56 - The aim is to get a 5 Independents into each state legislative house, and in the US House and Senate.
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.
Transpartisan Note #54 - Today we present The Centrist Project’s announcement of its first Washington, DC press conference.
Transpartisan Note #53 - Voices are now starting to be heard that Trump’s “abdication” may push Democrats and Republicans to work together.
Transpartisan Note #52 - People feel an increasing desire for active citizenship that is found in all successful social models.
Transpartisan Note #50 - This transpartisan moment calls for resistance and creation.
Transpartisan Note #42 - Shared ownership of public spaces is a key to the subjective change that is at the heart of the transpartisan vision.
Transpartisan Note #41 - US bombing of Syria clarified important aspects of Mr. Trump’s nature, his presidency, and the American nation.
Transpartisan Note #39 - Through the haze we see the outlines .
Transpartisan Note #38 - "The key to trust is doing things together. It is engaging people in common purposes."
Transpartisan Note #37 - This nearly universal condemnation of anti-Semitism is a profound expression of the transpartisan impulse.
Transpartisan Note #35 - Terminating gerrymandering is excellent transpartisan work.
Transpartisan Note #34 - We call this Transpartisan.
Transpartisan Note #31 - Mr. Trump talks the way any number of people would over drinks.
Transpartisan Note #29 - ‘Old friend and adversary’ captures a key aspect of Transpartisan politics.
Transpartisan Note #25 - The people are the only legitimate fountain of power, and it is from them that the constitutional charter. . . is derived.
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."
Transpartisan Note #23 - The Trump/Clinton contest leaves the party relevance question open.
Transpartisan Note #22 - Traditional foreign policy institutions have no capacity to promote subjective changes in identity and culture.
Special Transpartisan Note #03 - The final ballot-shower from East to West—the paradox and conflict.
Special Transpartisan Note #02 - We heard a transpartisan side to Donald Trump’s victory speech.
Transpartisan Note #20 - It is impossible to comment on this election without retreating into clichés.
Transpartisan Note #19 - We are led by a minority of voters—a small minority, in fact.
Transpartisan Note #17 - The Presidential campaign has offered little substantive discussion of issues.
Transpartisan Note #16 - It will take more than ‘arm-waving’ from the Oval Office to reduce racial intolerance.
Transpartisan Note #07 - Featuring an excerpt from a Bold.global article by Rich Tafel and Ted Buerger.
Transpartisan Note #06 - Seventy percent of voters say they think the country is going in the wrong direction.
Transpartisan Note #05 - Reports agree: the Republican and Democratic conventions differed profoundly.
Transpartisan Note #02 - The British vote to leave the European Union caught everyone by surprise.
Black Lives Matter Leader in Dialogue with Trump Voters at DC Demonstration...