It’s Time to Prepare for Post-Trump America

The end is near–maybe. If you’ve been paying attention to the recent news, you know that our long national nightmare –i.e. Donald Trump’s grip on power—could be coming to a predictable end thanks to Robert Mueller and his team of truth-seekers, as well as the dogged work of some exceptional journalists.

Stellar reporting from national news outlets like the New York Times and the Washington Post has divulged the depth of Trump’s malfeasance. But the Washington Monthly has been doing something different.

We’ve been setting an agenda for the incoming House Democrats, including laying out politically savvy ways to confront corporate concentration. We’ve also shed light on ways the Democrats can sustain power once they’ve fully won it back—which will hopefully be in two years. As our Editor-in-Chief Paul Glastris notes in his July/August cover story, “To do that, they have to start thinking differently.”

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Norman Kelley

Norman Kelley is an author, journalist, and filmmaker living in Washington, D.C.