The Monkey Cage: Ideology

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/06/2014

Why most conservatives are secretly liberals

For many Americans, calling themselves “conservative” goes hand in hand with a liberal view of government

By John Sides  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ideology

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 01/22/2014

The real extremists are American voters, not politicians

Conventional wisdom says extremist politicians are failing moderate voters. That’s exactly backwards.

By David Broockman  |  04:00 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ideology, Polarization, public opinion

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 01/15/2014

How ideological activists constructed our polarized parties

Intellectuals and activists created modern liberalism and conservatism. Then the parties followed suit.

By Hans Noel  |  07:30 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, conservatives, ideology, liberals, Polarization