What would happen in the US if the electoral college was elected proportionally? The answer is rather interesting, but it's an unlikely avenue for reform.
A new paper revisits the question of the basis to use for drawing legislative districts in the US, with some interesting experimental results.
Myanmar's military uses baseless claims of election fraud to seize power. It sounds much too familiar for comfort.
Ten years on from the Arab Spring, Joe Biden has the task of trying to pick up the pieces of American policy in the Middle East. It won't be easy, but there are a few hopeful signs.
As Joe Biden assumes office, the most important thing for him and his supporters to understand is that Donald Trump did not appear from nowhere. The politics of which he is a symptom has a history and will not go disappear of itself.
The US Republican Party faces a possible split over its attitude to Trumpism, and the voting this month in Congress gives some indication of where it might happen.
While American democracy is graphicly displaying some of its shortcomings, its rivals don't have things all their own way either.
The 2000 disputed election in Florida continues to cast a long shadow over the electoral process in the United States.
Republican challenges to Joe Biden's electoral votes were rejected, but the logic behind them points to a view of the US constitution quite different from the orthodox one.
Joe Biden's hopes of a sympathetic Congress come down to two runoff elections tomorrow in the state of Georgia. They both look too close to call.