All posts by Matthew Reade

Hailing from Sacramento, California, Matthew Reade is an editor-in-chief emeritus of the Claremont Independent, an award-winning journal of campus news and political thought that has become one of the most influential and widely read campus publications in America. His writing has appeared in several national publications, including the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and American Greatness. A Koch Institute summer fellow, Mr. Reade researched housing and education policy for the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, before spending the fall of 2016 with the education policy team at the American Enterprise Institute. In 2018, Mr. Reade graduated from Pomona College, where he studied Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. He is currently a first-year student at the University of Chicago Law School.

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Merchants of myth: Idealism in Darman’s Landslide and beyond

In his first book, Jonathan Darman hammers home a blistering critique of idealism in American politics.

A view from the Speaker's balcony at the Capitol. The Washington Monument rises in the distance.

What a late-night Uber taught me about American politics

An immigrant offers a window into the turmoil of a post-Trump world.

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Robert Lieber, Barack Obama, and the Goldilocks Doctrine

A Georgetown professor takes on Obama's foreign policy—but what is his alternative?

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In Election Night stunner, Trump forges Rust Belt miracle

No one could have predicted an outcome like this.

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What to expect on Election Night

With Trump closing fast, G.O.P. chances for White House and Senate improve.