June 24, 2016

Volume 62, Issue 39

The Chronicle Review

How web analytics fueled Trump's rise.

Thucydides and Plato warned us about this guy.

Too long have elites dismissed the political reflexes of impoverished whites.

Trump says what angry voters think.

Forget democracy. What we need is epistocracy, where voting power is accorded by competence and knowledge.

Trump’s campaign has become a referendum on what it means to be an American.

This campaign is proving wrong decades of research on evangelicals.

Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.

Michael Kazin, Jill Lepore, Harvey Mansfield, Alan Wolfe, and others offer an election-year curriculum.

We take pleasure in Trump's clowning, nevermind the civic stakes.