Losing the Party
April 18, 2018
US politics is built around two parties, but recently there have been growing rifts between and within them. First, Professor Eliot Cohen explains why some Republicans, like himself, left the party after the 2016 election. Next, Professor Didi Kuo highlights the importance of political parties for democracy and why many voters feel disconnected from them.
For more on this topic
Read Cohen’s articles in The Atlantic and Foreign Affairs
Check out Kuo’s article in The American Interest, The Paradox of Party Polarization
Find more on the website for the conference, A Republic, If We Can Keep It, organized by the Cornell Center for the Study of Inequality with lead organizer Suzanne Mettler.