In his book “Fight”, John Della Volpe argues that Gen Z has not buckled under the weight of the events that shaped them.
Podcast: Between Democracy And Autocracy
Between democracy and autocracy is an anocracy, defined by political scientists as a country that has elements of both forms of government.
Podcast: Living In A Fragmented Democracy
A talk with Jamila Michener, who studies both the politics of Medicaid and how political fights over Medicaid illustrate issues in federalism and democracy.
Harnessing The Power Of Juries
Juries are a democratic institution. They provide an important site for democratic action by citizens and their use should be revived.
Finding the “We” in Civic Engagement
Collective action problems arise for people who want to get things done. Forming functional groups is key to effective civic engagement.
What Will It Take To Make Democracy More Representative?
Multiple dimensions of identity simultaneously shape pathways to candidacy and representation for all groups seeking a seat.
Podcast: Celebrating Democracy’s Small Victories
Amid election deniers and political polarization, it’s easy to overlook the times when democracy is actually working.
The Backbone Of Democracy Is Now The Face Of Fraud
Election officials are the backbone of our democracy, but also the face of fraud allegations from far-right groups who deny the legitimacy of elections.
When Should The States Decide?
Reproductive rights are heading to ballots in states across the country this fall. Are states the right venue for this and other issues?
Chris Beem On The Seven Democratic Virtues
American democracy is at a crisis point…[To] fix [it],…we can all take part in creating a culture that cultivates democratic virtues.