Danielle Allen

Danielle Allen is a political theorist at the Institute of Advanced Study and a contributing columnist for The Post.

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Congress has no ability to check the executive branch in any meaningful way. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Views
Friday, July 26, 2019
We Are in Our Articles of Confederation Moment
We are in our Articles of Confederation moment. By this, I mean we are in a phase in our national life where we need to recognize that our institutions are not serving our interest. This is not because of President Trump. The situation predates his administration, though he has learned to take...
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Sunday, April 12, 2015
The New Civil Rights Movement Doesn’t Need An MLK
Trayvon Martin . Michael Brown . Eric Garner . Tamir Rice . And now Walter Scott . These names mark iconic deaths — unnecessary, violent ends for black men and boys in America. Often missing from this list but equally important are black women and girls — Renisha McBride , Aiyana Jones or Sakia...
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