Cambridge University Press

Politics

A Great Speech

The veteran presidential speechwriter, author, and broadcaster says Joe Biden’s inaugural address met the moment. Here’s how.

The Only Path to Real Unity

To bring Americans together, President Biden needs to combine his eloquent exhortations with concrete action—a massive expansion of civilian national service.

Cancel the Inauguration

Biden will be safe. But we can’t have the typical Capitol-based celebration of the peaceful transfer of power. It hasn’t been peaceful and there’s a better way. Here’s how.