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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.

COMMENTARY

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 […]

COMMENTARY

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 […]