Alan Elrod

Alan Elrod

Alan Elrod is the president and CEO of The Pulaski Institution, a think tank dedicated to the connection between global politics and economics and heartland areas. He lives outside Little Rock, Arkansas.

Arizona Senate candidate Blake Masters

They Have Come to Take It: Blake Masters, Don Bolduc and the militant right

By: - September 16, 2022

Cameron Joseph and the team at VICE News have a story out this week documenting the numerous times U.S. Senate candidate from Arizona Blake Masters has argued for the need to install ideologically friendly generals atop the United States military. The VICE report comes on the heels of Joe Biden’s condemnation of the more extreme elements of the […]


The forever coup: Trump’s Big Lie is the coin of the GOP realm in Arizona

By: - August 5, 2022

This week’s primaries helped show something: The January 6 hearings may well not end the Big Lie. The Big Lie is more than Trump now, and it is more than a revisionist project about the 2020 election.  The Big Lie is now part of the culture wars, and as such it has become more diffused […]


Why it’s scary that ‘pro-family’ politics has evolved into ‘America First Pro-natalism’

By: - May 13, 2022

With the leaked Supreme Court draft portending a total overturning of the precedent of nationwide abortion access established nearly 50 years ago by Roe v. Wade, many have been left to ask what the policy landscape of a post-Roe America might look like. While some Republicans have insisted that the fall of Roe would mean […]