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Manchin in the Middle

Posted by Centrist Project on March 15, 2017 at 9:13 PM

Earlier this month Politico did a profile on the controversial Democratic Senator from West Virginia: Joe Manchin. Sen. Manchin has earned the ire of many on the left for voting for a number of President Trump's cabinet appointees. Manchin says he is voting his conscience as a moderate; his critics say his votes are a result of political calculations. Read the profile and make up your own mind. 


The Center Must Hold

Posted by Centrist Project on March 15, 2017 at 9:12 PM

In this thought provoking op-ed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair takes aim at the rising populist movements in western democracies. Blair clearly articulates the need to strengthen the center by reaching across the aisle and "making a virtue of nonpartisanship".